Dr Holland’s Energy Boosters For Peri/menopause
Fatigue and a lack of energy were problems for me when I was younger and struggling with my health.
Fortunately, I discovered the root causes of my tiredness and have addressed them and continue to do so.
It’s been my life’s work to improve my energy and health and now I want to share how to do this in peri/menopause with women all over the world (with or without supplementation, although, in my opinion, supplements can be life changing).
Below are some supplement, free energy boosters that have worked for me and my patients over the years.
Try them to see which works best for you, and use more than one at a time if necessary.
- Energetic music
Different types of music have different effects on us, but you can learn which are best for you by trial and error. Once you find the music that wakes you up, keep it ready.
It is recommended that peri/menopausal women get 8 hours of sleep per night. Try drinking something warm before bed, or relax with a simple meditation.
- Talk about something interesting
Have you ever seen a tired person start to talk about something they’re passionate about and suddenly they “wake up.” It’s a powerful technique you can use for yourself. Have a few “favourite” subjects that get you going.
- Cacao, Macha, chai…
For some of us, caffeine makes us more tired when it’s abused, but short-term, it can work wonders. Even a caffeine free cuppa can bring such joy. Take the time to spoil yourself and drink from your favourite cup.
- Deep breathing
Several slow deep breaths help oxygenate the blood supply and seems to wake up the brain.
- Move your body
Sometimes just getting up and washing the dishes or walking around the house helps boost energy levels. A beach walk would be my favourite.
- Exercise or a big stretch
It’s not a quick solution, but many people notice an increase in their energy levels when they undertake regular exercise. In peri/menopause I recommend yoga, pilates, walking, swimming, riding your pushy around the village.
- Hot and cold shower
Try a minute of hot water, then a minute of cold, alternating for six minutes. This isn’t for those with weak hearts, but it will wake you up. Incidentally, research shows that this also revs up the immune system.
- Get outside
Often, a little sunshine and fresh air can be very energising.
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