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Menopause Symptoms - Allergies

Why are we prone to Allergies in Menopause?

Well, estrogen alters the body's response toward allergy and inflammation. Progesterone helps to balance the fluctuations in estrogen during our menstrual cycles. However, in peri-menopause and menopause, when levels of progesterone are low, asthma, allergies, even hay fever may appear or get worse. 

There are a few top tips that you can add into you lifestyle, such as being aware of your environment. But of course you must reach out for medical opinion if these symptoms arise. We can clearly see how estrogen is supporting every aspect of health. As it declines our bodies react in various ways to counterbalance the fluctuation.

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