Many people think that the only symptoms of menopause that you need to concern yourself with are the physical symptoms, but this is far from the truth.

There are certain psychological symptoms of menopause that affects a lot of women. Instead of being scared or worried about these psychological symptoms of menopause, it is important for you to know them, so as to know what to expect and how to handle them.

Such psychological symptoms may include:


There is the tendency of getting depressed every now and then when you are approaching your menopause. This depression in some women is as a result of the way they think about menopause. Some women have a very negative impression about menopause and this causes them to always feel depressed. For women who have a great sex life, they could be depressed thinking menopause is an end to the great sex they use to have. If you are one of such women, change your thinking because it isn’t true that menopause signals an end to a great sex life. You can still enjoy sex even when you get to menopause period.

Mood swings and emotional flare-ups

Many women approaching their menopause also experience mood swings and emotional flare-ups every now and then. While this can be unconsciously, in some cases it is caused by the negative impression women have about menopause. In a society like ours, the negative views people have about menopause hasn’t helped matters. Always think positively about menopause and this symptom will reduce drastically.

Other psychological symptoms of menopause include weepiness and memory lapses.

The absolutely best way of reducing these psychological symptoms of menopause is to fill your mind with positive thoughts about menopause. See menopause as a great stage in life that MUST come upon every woman. If you have negative thoughts about menopause, erase such thoughts from your mind.

Also, note that the more negative you think about anything in your life, including menopause, the worse you will feel. Negative thoughts can even lead to serious physical ailment, so always think positively about menopause.

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