Feeling out of sorts? Low energy? Erratic moods? Many women quickly dismiss these symptoms as part of day-to-day life or blame them on everything from stress or diet to a lack of sleep. In some cases, those lifestyle elements may factor in; but if you’re going through perimenopause or menopause, then hormonal changes may be wreaking havoc on your life.
Hormone replacement therapy isn’t for everyone, but getting your balance back in check can improve your life and your menopause experience, so here are some natural tips for easing your symptoms.
Quell Hot Flashes and Calm Your Nerves
When the dreaded dragon fire hot flashes set in, riding them out can be challenging. Dressing in layers, so you can quickly cool yourself is a must, and having a refreshing facial mist on your desk or in your handbag can really take the edge off. As tempting as it is to just reach for a squirt bottle filled with tap water, don’t do it. Straight H2O has an instant cooling effect, but when the water evaporates, it can take some of your natural hydration with it.
Choose a facial mist with skin-loving antioxidants, like vitamin C, as well as soothing, moisturizing ingredients, like Aloe Vera. Our Wild Blueberry Lavender Facial Mist contains all of the above with the added aromatherapy benefits associated with lavender. Long known for its calm, relaxing properties, researchers believe that lavender essential oil may bind with one of the serotonin transporters in the body, allowing the feel-good neurotransmitter to function like a hormone to reduce anxiety and agitation, which has a complementary effect and may reduce flushing.