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Gwyneth Paltrow on the illnesses that have affected her: It’s a real roller coaster for me

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Gwyneth Paltrow has been going through quite a difficult phase lately. “It seemed so strange to me that there was nowhere to go and understand whether everything that was happening to me was normal,” the actress admitted in an interview. Find out what the Hollywood star is facing.

Gwyneth Paltrow gained popularity thanks to her roles in films such as Great Expectations, Shakespeare in Love and Air Hostess School. The artist works not only in the field of cinema. This is also implemented in the business world. He runs his own company. He doesn’t talk much about his personal life. However, she recently told us a little more about her health. She said she struggled with a typical female “problem” that was once a source of shame.

Gwyneth Paltrow is going through perimenopause

Gwyneth Paltrow is 51 years old and has admitted to struggling with perimenopausal symptoms. This is the name of the phase preceding menopause (i.e. menopause) and covering the year after the cessation of menstruation.

– I’m perimenopausal. It’s a real roller coaster ride for me. The best advice I can give to other women going through this phase is to think about what is best for you and go with it,” the actress explained.

Perimenopause usually lasts several years. At this time, ovarian activity decreases. Organs produce less and less sex hormones, which is associated with many unpleasant ailments. Hot flashes, night sweats, problems sleeping and concentrating, and difficulty maintaining a constant body weight appear. There is also a decrease in libido (sexual desire). Menstruation becomes irregular. The woman has frequent mood swings. She is irritable and even the smallest things can throw her off balance.

How does Gwyneth Paltrow cope with the unpleasant symptoms of menopause? The actress admitted that she now pays great attention to her diet. She tries to include foods in her daily diet that help relieve perimenopausal symptoms. Recent studies have shown that tofu, rich in phytoestrogens, may help minimize symptoms associated with menopause. These are plant compounds that mimic the action of female sex hormones.

Gwyneth Paltrow speaks to women

In an interview with one of the magazines, the actress drew attention to the activities of platforms that unite women during menopause. She expressed joy that menopause is gradually ceasing to be a taboo. They talk and write about this more and more, which until recently was not so obvious.

– There are many great options [radzenia sobie z perimenopauzą– przyp. red.], be it hormone replacement therapy or various dietary supplements. I’m glad everyone is talking about it, because before the topic of menopause only caused shame and embarrassment. Now this is for us [kobiet – przyp. red.] just another chapter in life, the artist emphasized.

At the same time, Gwyneth Paltrow urged women not to be afraid to speak out loud about the difficulties they face. This openness allows for a better understanding of perimenopause and menopause, as well as breaking the spell and taming the symptoms that accompany it.

Source: People.com, WPROST
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