Climacteric syndrome can cause great pain to patients both physically and mentally. In addition to drug therapy and psychotherapy, food with different effects can be selected according to different symptoms for conditioning, which has better effects on improving the physical symptoms of menopause, improving the poor mental state, delaying aging and preventing various diseases.
For those who are upset, fidgety and sleepless, they can eat more milk and millet, which are rich in tryptophan and have sedative and hypnotic effects. Usually choose foods rich in B vitamins, such as coarse grains (corn, millet, cereal), beans and lean meat. Green leafy vegetables and fruits also contain B vitamins and niacin, which can maintain the normal function of the nervous system, relieve fatigue and insomnia, and promote digestion and absorption.
For those who suffer from anemia due to frequent menstruation and large amount of menstruation, they can usually eat foods rich in iron and protein, such as pig liver, eggs, lean meat, beans and cabbage, rape, celery, carrots, tomatoes, oranges, hawthorn, fresh dates, etc., which are rich in vitamin C. It can also choose foods with spleen strengthening, Qi supplementing and blood supplementing, such as jujube, longan, black bean, black sesame, Lycium barbarum, red bean, etc. These foods can be used as soup porridge, such as jujube longan soup, jujube red bean porridge, etc.
For those who are fat and have high cholesterol, they should choose to eat high-quality protein and low cholesterol foods, such as lean meat and fish. Eat more beans and their products. Beans are rich in calcium, phosphorus, iron, vitamin B, and vitamin B. The phytoestrogens contained in soybean protein can eliminate tension, insomnia, night sweat and other symptoms. The linolenic acid and linoleic acid also have the effect of lowering cholesterol. Boron rich foods, such as apples, peanuts, walnuts, melon seeds, raisins, cowpea pods and green vegetables, can reduce the loss of calcium in menopausal women, and slow down vaginal atrophy and osteoporosis. Usually pay attention to eat more cellulose rich vegetables, eat less sweets and fried food.
In the diet health care of menopause, tobacco, wine and coffee are not suitable for menopause women. In particular, drinking alcohol or alcohol often will affect the nervous system, circulatory system, digestive system and respiratory system, and aggravate the symptoms of climacteric syndrome. Both tea and coffee contain caffeine, which can excite the cerebral cortex. Although they can stimulate the spirit, they affect sleep. Therefore, tea and coffee should not be too thick or too much. In addition, in order to reduce menopause symptoms, we should also avoid eating salty food and spicy irritant food.