Perimenopause means "around menopause" and refers to the time during which your body makes the natural transition to menopause, marking the end of the reproductive years. Perimenopause is also called the menopausal transition. Women start perimenopause at different ages. Often when people talk about ‘going through the menopause’ they’re actually talking about the perimenopause. The perimenopause is when your hormone levels start to change, but before your periods stop for good. It can cause a wide range of symptoms, both physically and mentally.
What is perimenopause?
Perimenopause means "around menopause" and refers to the time during which your body makes the natural transition to menopause, marking the end of the reproductive years.
Perimenopause may begin as early as your mid-30s or as late as your mid-50s. Some people are in perimenopause for only a short time. But for many, it lasts four to eight years.
Why is my hair thinning?
Hormonal fluctuations are responsible for hair loss during perimenopause and menopause. Estrogen and progesterone keep the hair in the growing phase, making it grow faster and stay on the head longer. When estrogen and progesterone levels decline, hair growth slows and hair loss becomes more pronounced. Especially round the temples.
What can i do to stop my hair thinning when in perimenopausal?
Scalp massage - this helps blood flow to the hair follicle.
Improve your diet- stay away from processed foods and go for high protein and iron rich food.
Avoid excessive styling - healthy hair looks thicker and fuller. weekly treatments with system professional lipd booster will keep your hair looking amazing.
avoid stress- easier said than done but make time for yourself. walking, yoga or even 10 minutes meditation. look at your phone screen time and youll soon see you have more time than you think.
Take supplements - your body ability to absorb vitamins and minerals declines as we get older. help it by upping your iron, b12 , folic acid, zinc, vitamin c (helps with iron absorobtion) and biotin.
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