Menopause Treatment: Mind
Stress reduction, as well as overall mentality, can help make the menopause transition more comfortable. Mindfulness based stress reduction, for example, can reduce stress and anxiety, as well as improving coping ability when confronted with life change and physical symptoms like hot flashes.
Positive attitude and acceptance of change are also key in smoothing the transition. Nina Price, licensed acupuncturist, herbalist, and midlife crisis prevention expert, recommends examining your life, identifying what isn’t working for you, and modifying whatever that is. “This part of life is about ditching what no longer serves you”.
For more from Nina, read this interview with her here.
Effect of Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) on Menopause
The strength of the MBSR practice is not in curing menopause symptoms, but in increasing resiliency and coping ability. Research has shown it to be effective in treating sleep disturbances, stress,...
Read more about Menopause and Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR).