Mindfulness menopausal symptoms relieves

Mindfulness can help women in menopause with irritability, anxiety and depression to fight. The results of a new study, women in particular, who feel very stressed benefit.

The doctors found that women with higher mindfulness values less menopausal complaints. The higher the perceived Stress of a woman was, the greater the connection between a higher mindfulness and reduced complaints. Richa Sood, internist and specialist in women’s health at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, USA, says: "The results suggest that mindfulness can help women to reduce symptoms of Menopause, and General Stress."

Especially irritability, Depression and anxiety were represented in each of the eight seeds in women less. Surprisingly, however, was not that mindfulness outbreaks with symptoms such as hot flushes or night sweat.

Mindfulness can be learned: It means to focus attention on the present Moment and to look at thoughts and sensations without judgment. Previous studies have already shown that the Practice of mindfulness to reduce Stress and improves the quality of life.

In the study, in 1744, women took part in age from 40 to 65 years. They filled out questionnaires in which they assessed menopausal symptoms, Stress, and mindfulness. A woman is in menopause if she’s had a year of no menstrual cycle. Common symptoms of menopause hot flashes, night sweats, vaginal dryness and mood swings.


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