Women (and some men, which we will explain) experience menopause as early as age 30, although it’s more commonly associated with women in their 40’s and 50’s. Although it means you no longer have to deal with a monthly period, there are other changes that can be unpleasant.
While hot flashes are probably the most commonly known symptom, there are a variety of other subtle and not-so-subtle signs that menopause is here to stay. Let’s take a closer look at eight of these signs…
1. Facial Hair
Women during this transition may notice a bit more hair on their body, including their face. Although many women have some facial hair prior to menopause setting in, higher levels of DHT (dihydrotestosterone) – usually associated with males – can lead to formation of moustaches and beards, notes TipHero.com.
The same source outlines 10-DIY techniques to remove unwanted body hair in a painless way, whether it’s applying a mixture of oatmeal paste, honey and lemon juice, drinking spearmint tea, using a barley scrub, or creating an orange and lemon peel mask.