How to Boost Your Energy Levels Naturally During Perimenopause

Many symptoms can start hitting you as you transcend into your menopausal stage; hot flashes, mood swings and sleep troubles are some of the many perimenopause symptoms that affect you in your 40s.

Handling these can be tough. Low energy levels allow you to become stressed easily. Stress leads to cravings for sugary foods which triggers hot flashes which interfere with sleep…  Sound familiar?

You can improve your energy levels using a natural functional medicine approach.

When working to increase your energy level, the key point to know is that the fatigue and exhaustion you feel is actually the result of overworked adrenal glands. There is a direct tie between perimenopause symptoms and adrenal gland health.

According to Dr Oz, a pioneer in natural medicine and host of his own TV show, “…it’s important to look at adrenal function as well as estrogen levels when trying to manage menopausal symptoms.”

In the early stages you may be able to address perimenopause symptoms through diet changes alone.

Eating foods rich in vitamins and antioxidants (fruits and vegetables) support the adrenal glands.

Modern diets benefit from supplementation. We no longer eat 5,000 calories a day, so we need greater nutrient density than our ancestors did. Foods with digestive enzymes allow YOUR digestive system to extract more nutrients with less work.

Dr. Marina Rose, a Functional Medicine practitioner, helps women with perimenopause symptoms and other challenging, chronic health conditions in and around the city of Sunnyvale, CA. She recommends specific foods and supplements based on your individual health picture.
Click here to take Dr. Rose’s Nutritional Profile Quiz and get an overview of what your nutritional imbalances could be. You’ll get your results immediately.

 

 

Take our Nutrition Profile Quiz!

 

Image provided courtesy of freedigitalphotos.net

Leave A Response

* Denotes Required Field