International women's day is celebrated to observe social, economic, political and individual growth across the globe, we feel proud that we have come a long way ahead when compared to our mother's and grand mother's. As we look back in to their lives , who have moulded our beautiful present , we feel ..we are more independent ,ultramodern ,senectuous and technologically progressed. .But ..Just a thought...Isn't there anything that we need to Learn from our Genes??
"Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter."shadowed Mark twain. we have forgotton to age gracefully. Healthy aging is to accept the fact that we are aging,awareness in inner-self,feeling more alive and keeping connected and less isolated.
As we the women approach mid-40's menopause hits with a black cloud on many. weight gain, mood swings, less libido,hot flushes,night sweats,increased menstrual cycles,headaches, body aches and boneloss ,fogginess, disturbed sleep are the experiencing transcendence's Its the ageing body but have an undying spirit to follow the pathways to alleviate the menopausal blues.
Reduce the intake of refined sugars,have optimum diet rich in proteins, essential fatty acids, veggies and fruits.Include Soyabeans- Rich in phyto-estrol and iso-flavanes which helps to reduce menopausal conditions (contradicted in thyroid). Intake Flax seeds and flaxseeds oil which helps to balance the estrol levels decreasing mood swings and hot flushes. Vitamin c in citrus fruits will help alleviate some of the fatigue and emotional stress you may be experiencing. root vegetables are high in estrogen and have been found to help balance estrogen levels during menopause. Consume at least 1000 to 1500 milligrams of calcium a day-One glass of milk contains about 300 mg of calcium.Limit your consumption of smoking,caffeine, sugar, salt, and alcohol. Stay hydrated with cucumbers and watermelon into your diet. Aim to consume at least two litres of water per day.Put your body and mind at ease.Do things that make you happy and help you to relax.
Woman is blend of intuition,beauty,brains,who can put all things right.Ageing and Menopausal phase of life should not be seen as disorder,but as a transition and a time to embrace what lies ahead.Happy ageing. Age gracefully.