Menopause & its conditions!

menopause-its-conditionsIt is that phase of women’s life she has to face it and though it is biological process it is capable of resulting in emotional down ride. It is basically a gradual degradation in reproductive function making them unable to produce offspring in near future. In most cases it is considered as sign of aging but in some rare cases, it can be cause with alignment in hormonal system or ovary tract. Though it is not universal that at a specific age it’ll cause, since health dynamics can differ from women to women, but in most cases it is happen in 40s or 50s.

As per the anatomical science suggests, female body and its hormonal effects and hormonal implying effects are different than men. And particularly in case of women, they are vulnerable to hormonal misbalance and this can frequently happen during or after natural menstrual cycle and not to forget that it such imbalance can also be triggered by the life style, physical exertion, or effects rendered by the stress elements in the life, and in some rare cases it can also casts as side effects of medication you are following. And by the gradual degradation mean, as a women grow old, it is not the only the ability to conceive a child is lessened but it can also widely affects the sexual drive of a women, which can further make her prone to psychological pressures states like inferiority, low self-esteem, anxiety or also chance to be depressed.

Factors that cause Menopause:
Aging is perhaps be called as cover reason that cause menopause, there are like of factors that can contribute their effects to the course. Premature menopause can be the result of genetics, autoimmune disorders, or medical procedures or so on. Other conditions that may cause early menopause include:

Premature ovarian failure: Normally, the ovaries make both estrogen and progesterone hormones in the process and a changes in the levels of these two hormones causes when the ovaries, for some conditions, prematurely stop releasing eggs. When such circumstances happen before certain age, it’s classifies as premature ovarian failure. But unlike premature menopause, premature ovarian failure is not always permanent.

Induced menopause: the condition “Induced” menopause happens when the ovaries are surgically removed for medical reasons, such as uterine cancer or endometriosis. There are also some chances where induced menopause can also result from damage to the ovaries posed by radiation or chemotherapy as treatments.

Symptoms of Menopause can easily be misinterpreted as sign of menstrual complications or side effects of hormone replacement therapies. But it is also essential to recognize signs and symptoms of menopause in order to deal its aftereffects, even though it is inevitable condition but it still needed medical attention to deal with its symptoms.

Hot flashes: the feeling of warmth that spreads all over the body and is sometimes followed by perspiration, making women psyched about is. It happens mostly due to degraded ovary functions causing hormonal imbalance.

Profuse Sweating: Though this can also be considered as symptom of hot-flash as women tend to sweat profusely which also cause disturbed sleeping pattern making prone to sleep depravity and weak concentration next day and also some level of dehydration.

Vaginal Complications: the vaginal region contains moisture and lining intact but due to chanced hormonal factors, the lining tissues of the vagina becomes thinner, drier and less elastic. This can make it more prone to dryness, itching, irritation or pain during sexual intercourse and also vaginal infections like yeast infections.

Frequent urination: though irregular bladder causing more frequent urination could be a sign of Urinary tract infections, can be clear sign of menopause. This can also be blamed to disabled ovary functions and loosen vaginal lining or in most linked with side effect of blood pressure complications.

Change in Bust size: This could be easy to track sign as either one of the breast would change its size or in some cases it can also change its shape. And there are rare conditions that can cause such consequence as side effects.

Mood swings: These changes would eventually make it very clear for you about its conditions and as mood swing are more potent and directive to the cause. One might experience memory problems, irritability, mood changes and extreme fatigue. All these symptoms can also cause a dip in cognitive functions and emotional distress and also chance to differ from person to person.

Despite being a ‘bound-to-happen’ conditions it is better to give it a routine check as there are cases where certain medications like osteoporosis, heart disease, poorly working bladder and bowel, making more prone to Alzheimer’s and dementia disease, poor skin elasticity like increased wrinkling, poor muscle power and tone and also some weakening in vision problems have make vulnerable as menopause.

Benefits of Eating Broccoli!

BroccoliYou never thought search for something like that, didn’t you? So first congratulate yourself for doing that. And yes, ‘Benefits’ and ‘Broccoli’ can be put in one sentence and still make sense.

Broccoli, member of cruciferous vegetable family, is already named the healthiest vegetable in the world, and this is not a made up fact. Despite being the most hated in the consumers, mainly children all over the world, it serves some great benefits to your health benefits.

Cholesterol Control:
The more fibrous food you eat, the more body will be able to flush out impurities from your body. And broccoli is one of the ideal for being fibrous veggie that actively works as to remove cholesterol from your body.

Against Allergies:
For those who are looking out for the way to get rid of general allergies from your body, without being depending on medication, you should add broccoli in your diet. Why? Because it has ability of Kaempferol, which helps reducing effects of allergy, plus with additional omega 3 fatty acid.

Anti-Oxidant Properties:
Broccoli is enriched with antioxidants as compared to fruits and berries. It is not only a great source of vitamin C but it also accompanied with flavonoid which is useful in processing Vitamin C. other than that it is also source of antioxidents like carotenoids lutein, zeaxanthin and beta-carotene and list goes on.

Broccoli is also packed with calcium and vitamin K, which helps in maintaining good health and keep it better dense. And hence prevent it from osteoporosis, in which bones tend to be weaker and brittle due to deficiency of calcium.

Against Cancer:
Yes, you read it right! Meanwhile giving above benefits it also boosts immune system you body, which eventfully help you fight with better with cancer. Extra tip, other members in cruciferous vegetable family like cauliflower, Brussels sprouts and cabbage also does the same thing.

Heart health Issues:
Most of the time, due to inflammation caused by chronic blood sugar level, blood vessel tent to get damage. And broccoli’s anti-inflammatory properties like sulforaphane help to cure the damage.

On Diet Front:
Just compare a fist full of broccoli and brown rice or corn and you’ll notice, broccoli is high on fiber, protein and low on calories. And being cruciferous vegetable frat, broccoli is better at digestion, low on carb, comparatively low on sugar and better for constipation.
Isn’t these benefits enough for you to add broccoli in your diet and respect it.