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Mental Health Menopause Symptoms

There are a number of menopause symptoms which can affect your mental health. These can include:

Anxiety

A feeling of being uneasy, worried and fear of smallest thing. You may be unable to focus, constantly need reassurance, feeling worried or uneasy a lot of the time, tiredness and wanting to cry and having difficulty sleeping, which makes you feel tired.

Depression

Constantly feeling low and sad, lacking in self-esteem, not able to or wanting to socialise and contribute, thinking negatively as well as feeling lonely.

Foggy Brain

This is a feeling of forgetfulness and mental ability to clearly think.

Concentration

Not being able to focus, having mental blocks and freezing, where you are unable to remember what you are about to say or do.

Irritability

When your surroundings or people around you are doing the smallest things but this irritates you. This is similar to the effects of anxiety depression and mood swings.

 

 

For a full list of symptoms please refer to our symptoms page. To keep track of your symptoms you can download our free M for Menopause symptom tracker here, which can be useful to take with when you go to visit your GP or gynaecologist.