Mood, emotions and menopause
5 Reasons You Might Have Mood Swings During Menopause
Although most women go through menopause without mood problems, there are some for whom it is a roller coaster of emotions. If you are noticing more sadness, irritability, unpredictable mood changes, or anxiety, here are 5 things that might be causing your menopause distress.
Menopause and Mood: It's Not All In Your Head
Mood swings are one of the most bothersome menopause symptom. You can cope with menopause more easily if you figure out why you are having mood swings and what the best treatments are.
Menopause Blues: Is it Depression?
Distinguishing between sadness and depression in the menopausal years
Managing the Stress of Menopause
Tips on handling stress during menopause from the North American Menopause Society.
Emotional Distress During Menopause
This study looked at emotional distress before, during and after menopause in a group of racially diverse women. Women most at risk for emotional distress were those in the early perimenopause.
Menopause and Depression
Women may notice symptoms of depression as they approach menopause. This patient information page discusses the association between menopause and depression.
Mood Changes During Perimenopause
When you approach the menopausal years you may notice a change in your moods. Some of these may be related to menopausal hormone changes, but there are other reasons for mood shifts in the perimenopause. This article discusses some of the causes of mood changes during the years preceding menopause.