This fatigue might be each psychological and bodily3. In different phrases, it goes past simply feeling “drained,” and might intervene along with your capability to focus and go about your every day life, says Lauren Torrisi-Gorra, M.S., R.D., a registered dietitian.
Menopause fatigue is basically brought on by fluctuating hormone ranges4, although different signs of menopause can make it worse5. Signs like lack of sleep, sizzling flashes, and melancholy (brought on by hormonal modifications) exacerbate the problem, says Sheeva Talebian, M.D., a gynecologist and reproductive endocrinologist.
You might expertise fatigue earlier than, throughout, or after your transition to menopause. This transition usually begins between the ages of 45 and 55. Nonetheless, some individuals begin to expertise menopause signs as early as age 40. In some circumstances, menopause signs can last as long as 14 years (pleasure!).