I have reached that time of life. Menopause or at least peri-menopause is upon me at 51. There are a number of annoying factors like my metabolism going south and feeling lethargic. Hot flushes. Difficulty focusing. Wanting to curl up into a small ball and tell the world -- stop I want to get off.
I have a Mirena coil which is supposed to help alleviate the symptoms in any case (except for hot flushes and boy when they come, they really do come)
I am looking forward to being through this whole thing and getting on with the rest of my life.
So when I read about tomato juice helping symptoms of menopause. (Yes I know it is a Daily Fail article) I thought it worth a go. This was on about 10 June 2015 so I have now done 8 weeks. And you know what? It does work.It took about a week and then things became much better.
My hot flushes are practically gone. I find when I am annoyed or upset, instead of curling up into a small ball, I can actually write. Life is suddenly easier again. My anxiety has decreased.
Is it a placebo effect? I am not sure. All I know it is working. Tomatoes are rich in lypocene and it has a bunch of antioxidents.
There is another article about here:
The fact is that the research was only released in early June.
It is working for me and I figure that it is better than a lot of things.
I am still keeping up with my exercise (redoing TAM and now rebounding -- good for the lymph system)
So if you are feeling overwhelmed and are in menopause or peri-menopause, you might want to try tomato juice twice a day. It is simple and effective (or at least for me)