Menopause and Fatigue
Fatigue is a symptom that is too often overlooked in our busy lives. We usually pump ourselves up with caffeine and sugar to get us through the day. It is not unusual for us to go days and weeks without getting the proper nutrition and rest that our bodies crave. We over commit, face work deadlines, and run faster and harder always promising that tomorrow we will slow down to recuperate. For too many women, that day only comes when the body is ill or diseased.
Fatigue is the first sign that your life is out of balance and something needs to change. A number of factors can contribute to low energy. A few factors that contribute to exhaustion are poor nutrition, lack of sleep, sedentary lifestyle, role as a caretaker, workaholic, or stress from life choices and life situations. The bottom line factors are:
Aï¿½ Not pursuing a life that stimulates your mind, your creativity, and your personal growth
Aï¿½ Living someone else’s plan for who you should be or what you should do with your life
Aï¿½ Not addressing, processing, and resolving emotional pain in your life to create optimum health
The mind energizes the body. If it is mired with unresolved grief, anger, or anxiety, the result is exhaustion. Menopause is a time to resolve unfinished business in your life. There are not only internal physical changes taking place, but mental and emotional issues presenting themselves for you to resolve.
There are natural remedies and natural healing modalities to support your body when resolving unfinished emotional business.
Aï¿½ Kali phos
Aï¿½ Phosphoricum acidum
Aï¿½ Nux vomica
Aï¿½ Bitter orange
Aï¿½ St. John’s wort
Aï¿½ Black cohosh
Aï¿½ Ground flaxseed
Aï¿½ Green vegetables
Aï¿½ Fresh fruit
Aï¿½ Liver, red meat, molasses
Aï¿½ Remove negative, draining people from your life
Aï¿½ Do something special just for you just because
Aï¿½ Do nothing/take a day off, if you are tired from overwork
Aï¿½ Get moving, if fatigue is from a sedentary lifestyle
Menopause is a change at a cellular level. Holding on to unresolved emotions that no longer serve you drain your energy. If you process through them, you will feel lighter, more focused, and more creative. It is a time to reassess your life, refocus on what really resonates with who you are becoming, and to take action. It is a time to experience the freedom of being your authentic self independent of what others think.