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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2019.8(10): 2437-2441
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.810.283


Physical and Psychological Changes Experienced by Women after Menopause
Meenu Sirohi* and Veenu Sangwan
Department of Foods & Nutrition, CCS Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar-125004, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

Menopause is one of the stages of life for women that cause extensive variety of symptoms, effects, and sometimes restraints on the quality of life of post menopausal women. The present study was designed to assess the physical and psychological changes experienced by Postmenopausal women of urban and rural area of Hisar district Haryana instantly after menopause. The study included 200 women (100 urban and 100 rural) in the age group of 45 to 60 years having natural menopause more than one year. All the subjects were permanent residents of the Haryana. During study various physical and psychological changes felt by women were observed which affects the health status of post menopausal women. All such type of changes perceived by women was asked from each subject by paying repeated visits to the study subjects. The results showed that majority of the subjects (50%) gained weight more than five kg after menopause, forty nine percent had reduced height about half an inch, most of the subjects (79%) had poor physical performance, 58 percent had experienced low immunity, 78 percent had experienced high appetite and majority (49%) of the subjects were feeling happy after menopause while thirty nine percent did not feel happy.


Keywords: Health, Menopause, Physical, Weight, Women
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Meenu Sirohi and Veenu Sangwan. 2019. Physical and Psychological Changes Experienced by Women After Menopause.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 8(10): 2437-2441. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.810.283