Anxiety during menopause AND perimenopause is characterized by feelings of unease, nervousness, restlessness, and excessive worry. It can manifest as physical symptoms such as rapid heartbeat, sweating, and difficulty sleeping.
Anxiety is a common symptom experienced by women going through menopause AND perimenopause. Hormonal fluctuations during this time can contribute to increased anxiety levels and exacerbate existing anxiety disorders.
Approximately 30-60% of women going through menopause AND perimenopause experience anxiety. It is a prevalent symptom that can significantly impact mental well-being and quality of life.
The most effective treatments for anxiety during menopause and perimenopause may include hormone replacement therapy (HRT) to balance hormone levels and alleviate symptoms. Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), relaxation techniques, and lifestyle modifications can also be effective in managing anxiety.