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Let's stay empowered together! Testing and Tracking your Symptoms

Updated: Sep 29, 2023


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The importance of personal health cannot be overstated. In order to mitigate health risks that can affect the quality of life, companies are combining science and technology and innovating revolutionary methods to manage menstrual health.


What's next, then? A peri-menopause testing device gives us a realistic view of our moods, energy levels, and symptoms ahead of time. This article will delve into information about documenting what the body is undergoing and how this information is helpful when something is amiss.

The Necessity for Testing and Tracking


Research in East Asia reveals that 80% of Asian women in their midlife have experienced vasomotor symptoms, which can affect their daily routines, personal lives, and professional worklife. Recurring symptoms like headaches, uncontrollable sweating, and insomnia are sufficient reasons to disrupt our daily lives.


As such, educated assessments through tracking devices can empower women to better understand their bodies and seek consultation for hormone therapy if needed. A menopause tracker also monitors other vasomotor symptoms and changes in hormonal levels. This is important as hormonal changes can cause night sweats, dizziness, fatigue, heart palpitations, sleep disturbances, mood swings, anxiety, and fluctuations in blood pressure and temperature.


Since the underlying causes of these vasomotor symptoms often overlap with other health conditions like migraine, thyroid issues, insomnia, and depression, it is crucial to accurately pinpoint the symptoms associated with peri-menopause and menopause to rule out any major diseases. Advanced tests and trackers play a vital role in clarifying confusing symptoms by accurately measuring the level of estrogen in the body.


Peri-menopause and menopause testing devices can become the first line of recognition (acting a pre-diagnosis) and help save on costly expenses such as seeing multiple doctors to find out what is going on. This aims to identify hormonal changes as a potential factor for experienced issues such as persistent migraines. The subsequent course of treatment will be far less emotionally and financially taxing for you!

Have you ever wondered about the tools available to navigate the intricate journey of menopause?


Let's delve into some of the innovative products on the market.

ClearBlue's Menopause Stage Indicator stands out as a cutting-edge solution. This kit doesn't just detect menopause; it pinpoints where you are in the process, be it the early onset of perimenopause or the concluding phases of your menstruation journey. By analyzing results from 10 urine tests and factoring in age and menstrual history, it provides a comprehensive view of your current menopausal stage.


For women over 35 contemplating starting or expanding their family, the Buzud FSH Urine Test for Self-Testing is a valuable tool. It offers insights into potential infertility causes or the onset of perimenopause. For optimal results, it's best to test between the third and seventh day of your menstrual cycle.


But, understanding your hormonal transition is just the beginning. How can you leverage this knowledge for a smoother journey? Enter PausePlay by Surety, an intuitive application where you can log daily symptoms, connect with a community of women on similar journeys, and access professional guidance. With tools like these, you're not just navigating menopause; you're embracing and easing into this significant life phase.

Understanding Symptoms and Evaluating Risks


Vasomotor symptoms do not exist in isolation; they intersect with significant chronic conditions like cognitive impairment, sleep disorders, diabetes mellitus, osteoporosis, and cardiovascular disease. While medically tested devices offer valuable insights into our health, it's essential to remember that a physician's evaluation provides the definitive interpretation of results.


Modern health trackers exemplify how technology can be harnessed for our well-being. They pave the way for proactive health management, allowing us to address potential concerns linked to various medical conditions through vigilant symptom monitoring.


We'd love to hear from you! Would you consider using mid-stream kits to determine if you're potentially entering perimenopause? Share your reasons for or against in the comments below.

 

Important Notes:

This article is meant purely for informational purposes and should not be relied upon as medical advice. Always consult a medical professional for specific advice on your health. This article has not been reviewed by any medical professionals or legal bodies.


References: https://www.healthxchange.sg/news/more-women-singapore-giving-birth-in-their-40s#:~:text=Last%20year%2C%20there%20were%20nine%20births%20for%20every,50%20per%20cent%20in%20the%20last%2030%20years. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/35231007/


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