Don’t ‘Sweat’ The Holidays

Don’t ‘Sweat’ The Holidays


–(HISPANIC PR WIRE – CONTEXTO LATINO)–The holidays are a busy time for everyone. But more often than not, the ladies of the house take on the majority of holiday preparations. With all of the added duties and stress, the last thing they need to worry about are the uncomfortable physical and emotional symptoms of menopause.

If you are a woman between the ages of 40 and 50, you may be experiencing the effects of menopause. Your estrogen levels are on the decline, which may be causing symptoms such as hot flashes, night sweats, mood swings and sleeplessness. Factors often associated with the holiday season such as alcohol consumption, hot drinks and spicy foods and even heavy winter clothing can exacerbate these symptoms and make you even more stressed and irritable.

But managing your menopause during the holidays can be easier than you think. For example, simple changes in lifestyle can help you head off symptoms. These include:

— Dress in layers that you can take off if you get too hot.

— Avoid alcohol and hot drinks.

— Start an exercise program to ease stress.

— Quit smoking, and if you don’t smoke, don’t start.

However, what works for some women may not work for others.

“Every woman experiences menopause differently,” says Lila Nachtigall, professor of obstetrics and gynecology at NYU’s School of Medicine and primary author of an algorithm, or systematic method of treatment, designed to take the guesswork out of treating women’s menopausal symptoms. “This algorithm is a conservative, comprehensive approach to treating the symptoms of menopause for a broad base of women.”

The algorithm recommends using dietary supplements and, in particular those made from the red clover plant, marketed under the brand name Promensil, as among the first lines of defense in treating symptoms of menopause. It’s the first time that scientists have come out in support of dietary supplements as an integral component in treating the symptoms of menopause.

Promensil has been clinically proven to safely and effectively treat the symptoms of menopause. In addition, it has also been proven to promote bone, breast and cardiovascular health, critical components at this stage in a woman’s life.

Whatever your choice, it’s important to talk with your healthcare provider about all available treatment options so you can make an intelligent and informed decision. For more information about menopause, the algorithm treatment, and how to talk to your doctor about alternative therapies, visit

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Don’t ‘Sweat’ The Holidays