31 Menopause Signs and Symptoms
1-Tingling Extremities:Tingling extremities is where menopausal women experience the feeling of “creepy-crawlies” walking all over their skin, a burning sensation like an insect sting, or super-sensitivity in their hands, arms, legs, and feet. In most people, tingling is harmless, usually occurring due to a pinched nerve or compressed artery, which reduces blood flow through the extremity causing it to “fall asleep”. However, in menopausal women, tingling end point is likely caused by the effect that low estrogen levels have on the central nervous system.
2-Burning Tongue:Burning mouth syndrome is a convoluted , vexing condition in which a burning pain occurs on the tongue or lips, or throughout the whole mouth, without visible signs of irritation, but accompanied with other Menopause Signs and Symptoms such as bad breath or a bad taste in the mouth. Burning tongue affects up to 5% of U.S. adults, women seven times more than men. It generally occurs after age 60, but it may occur in younger people as well.
3-Changes in Body Odor:Changes in body odor can make the menopausal women experiencing them very self-conscious. Menopausal hormonal changes cause an increase in sweat production, in response to physical Menopause Signs and Symptoms such as hot flashes and night sweats, or psychological Menopause Signs and Symptoms such as anxiety and panic disorder. This increase in sweat production can lead to increased body odor, even while maintaining a good personal hygiene regimen.
4-Hair Loss or Thinning:Hair loss, one of the most physically noticeable Menopause Signs and Symptoms, is caused by estrogen deficiency, because hair follicles need estrogen to sustain hair growth.
5-Muscle Tension:Muscle tension is when muscles, especially the ones in the neck, shoulders, and back, feel tight or strained, or when there is a general increase in aches, pains, soreness, and stiffness throughout the body. Muscle tension is a common symptom of menopause