15 Things No One Ever Tells You about Menopause

2. Extreme Tiredness

Fatigue is one of the most common symptoms of menopause. This occurs when there is an ongoing and persistent feeling of tiredness and lower energy levels. This is characterized by apathy, irritability and reduced attention to activities. It comes suddenly and leaves you devoid of energy. It may cause you quit any activity you may be doing at that particular moment. It becomes impossible to do simple work which you would normally do.

This kind of fatigue is caused by hormone changes. The hormones such estrogen manage energy use at a cellular level and affects you when the hormone levels reduce. This results in decreased energy levels during menopause. Chronic fatigue can have a significant impact on your daily life. It can affect your relationship, work productivity and general quality of life. Taking it lightly can cause other people detest your work abilities. Treating it by managing the hormone imbalance is important.

In a study that was published in 2015 in Menopause, it stipulates that early menopause is related to chronic fatigue. They also singled out menstrual abnormalities, endometriosis, pelvic pain and hysterectomy as some of the causes of this fatigue. Managing the chronic fatigue include planning your daily routine in a proper way. It is important to get a rest whenever you feel tired especially when you are doing chores that may cause harm to yourself.

Fatigue may sound like something that can be taken lightly, but it can have drastic consequences. It involves meticulously managing your daily life. Fatigue can cause simple tasks that are taken for granted like driving become dangerous. It has been estimated that there are around 100,000 car accidents annually that are caused by drivers experiencing fatigue. Getting the necessary rest when you feel tires is the hallmark of managing the fatigue.