A recent American study linked the traumatic stress of domestic violence with an effect on the unpleasant symptoms of menopause.
Traditionally, there are unpleasant symptoms menopause are attributed to hormonal changes or harmful health behaviors such as smoking, having a sedentary lifestyle or obese …
y stress which is associated with psychological, physical and sexual violence biological sensitivity. This has been proven by a team of researchers at San Francisco University in a study published at JAMA Internal Medicine.
A sample of 2,000 women, whose average age is 61 years old. Of these, 21% were experiencing psychological violence from their previous or current partner, 16% of domestic violence and 19% of sexual assault. In addition, 77% were by-class, 81% higher education and 74% were overweight or overweight.
After studying the results, researchers found that women experiencing psychological violence were 50% more likely to sweat at night and 60% were more likely to have painful intercourse..
On the other hand, women with post-traumatic stress disorder were three times more likely to have sleeping problems and were twice as likely to have vaginal inflammation than people without trauma.
"y stress related to psychological violence and other traumatic exposures can influence the hormonal and physiological changes of menopausal and aging, which affect the biological sensitivity as well as subjective experience of these symptomssays the lead author of this study, Carolyn Gibson.
This study proves that this psychological and physical abuse could be a trauma that affects someone for many years, even for a lifetime, and that it is important to consider the These traumas to help reduce the problems caused by menopause.