Managing hormonal adjustments that may trigger nervousness throughout menopause — Nervousness Slayer™

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This week on the Nervousness Slayer Podcast we‘re responding to a query from our Personal Fb Group:

“Hello simply questioning when you might do a podcast on peri-menopause/menopause and the way this hormonal imbalance may cause nervousness or reignite nervousness. So many ladies undergo this together with me for a few years and I questioned how to deal with it particularly by the eyes of Ayurvedic medication. “

Please observe: It is very important speak to your healthcare supplier about any signs you’re experiencing and to work with them to develop a complete remedy plan that addresses your particular person wants.

Ayurveda and Menopause 

Ayurveda doesn’t see menopause as a dysfunction or one thing requiring remedy, it views this stage of life as a transition that may be supported naturally. If we’re experiencing sturdy signs, that’s an indication of imbalance that may be helped with herbs, food regimen and way of life adjustments.

After we enter menopause we’re transitioning into the vata stage of life. The nice issues about this stage of life are the elevated potential for knowledge, perception, reflection and contemplation. It’s the sensible girl stage of life. In Vedic tradition these years are highlighted because the time for deeper non secular practices and contemplation.

The problem that comes with elevated vata at this stage is it may possibly improve nervousness and trigger erratic adjustments within the physique.

That is the place we have to take further care of ourselves to assist our nervous system. And because of this each day calming and transferring practices are so vital.

Consuming a balanced and nutritious food regimen

A nutritious diet wealthy in fruits like raspberries and blueberries, greens like candy potatoes and leafy greens, entire grains, lean protein, and wholesome fat will help steadiness hormones naturally. It’s vital to keep away from processed meals, hydrogenated oils, sugary drinks, and alcohol, which might negatively have an effect on hormonal steadiness. 

Caffeine can disrupt hormonal steadiness and improve nervousness. Lowering or eliminating caffeine out of your food regimen will help enhance signs.

Supporting digestion

If digestion is sluggish strive taking a teaspoon of grated ginger with a squeeze of contemporary lime and  a pinch of salt a couple of minutes earlier than meals.

Sipping Ayurvedic digestive tea all through the day can be useful, often called CCF tea, this tea is product of equal components cumin seeds, coriander seeds, and fennel seeds steeped in sizzling water. 

Abhyanga – Oil therapeutic massage

The apply of self-massage with heat oil is the most effective treatment for dryness and some of the efficient methods of calming vata and the nervous system.  

Oil therapeutic massage can be very efficient for serving to with uncomfortable joints. Particularly if adopted by a heat tub with magnesium salts.

Common train and stress aid

Train is an efficient method to cut back nervousness and melancholy related to perimenopause and menopause. Train helps to steadiness hormones, cut back stress ranges, and enhance general well-being.

Strolling and yoga are particularly suggest by Ayurveda for supporting the thoughts and supporting wholesome bone density throughout menopause.

Stress can negatively have an effect on hormonal steadiness. Working towards stress discount methods resembling meditation, deep respiratory workouts, yoga and Chi Gong will help cut back stress ranges and steadiness hormones.  

Yoga Nidra is a meditative apply that may be very supportive for calming the nervous system.

Get sufficient sleep

Getting sufficient sleep is crucial for balancing hormones and lowering nervousness and melancholy. Intention for 7-8 hours of sleep per night time.

Ayurveda teaches that past age 50 is the vata stage of life, which means we may be extra prone to expertise wakeful spells, sizzling flashes or insomnia.

Having assist by your mattress that can assist you really feel as relaxed as potential all through the night time helps. We suggest comfy headphones and guided relaxations, Evening Time Rescue Treatment, and lavender oil.

Get our guided relaxations for sleep on our Patreon

Respiration apply for warm flashes 

The Cooling Breath, referred to as sheetali pranayama in Ayurveda, is a straightforward respiratory apply that cools the physique, thoughts, and feelings.

Right here’s apply the cooling breath >>

Join with others

Keep related with household and associates, and think about becoming a member of a assist group for ladies going by perimenopause and menopause.

Qigong, Shiatsu and Acupuncture 

These supportive companies have been proven to be an efficient complementary remedy for lowering signs of tension and melancholy related to hormonal imbalances.

We suggest Daisy Lee’s  Newbie Qigong for Ladies – Radiant Lotus Qigong out there on DVD through Amazon and an app within the Apple retailer.

Beneficial Sources from our Libraries

Menopausal Years – The Sensible Lady Manner by Susun Weed

Stability Your Hormones, Stability Your Life by Dr. Claudia Welch

Newbie Qigong DVDs for Ladies by Daisy Lee


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