WHAT YOU MUST DO IN MOOD PROBLEMS?
- First speak to your doctor about any
emotional problems. Talking them over with anyone, doctor or friend, can
often bring much relief. A sympathetic doctor and supportive husband and
family and are of much more use to women with personal problems.
- In some cases your doctor might believe that
medication can also help. However, tranquilizers and anti-depressants, which
are usually prescribed to treat psychiatric conditions, might not help in
mood changes of menopause.
- It has been found that Hormone
Replacement Therapy - usually given to treat hot flushes and protect bones against osteoporosis does bring improvement. Once the hot flushes and night sweats go away, both sleep and moods are likely to be better anyway.