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Depression

Depression, a persistent state of low mood, is commonly experienced as a symptom of menopause. Whilst it can be difficult to discern the exact cause of depression, hormonal changes during menopause are linked to changes in mood that may then lead to depression: particularly in regard to fluctuating oestrogen levels. 

Feelings of depression can also be wrought by emotional strains at dealing with this new stage of life, and may manifest as feelings of anxiety or stress. Fortunately, there are ways to manage your symptoms through nutrition and lifestyle, and seek the support you need should you need further medical attention.



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