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Importance of daylight and Vitamin D during menopause


Published on Feb 06, 2024 07:13 PM IST

  • From improving cognitive function to stimulating Cortisol production, here are the reasons why Vitamin D is significant during menopause.

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Published on Feb 06, 2024 07:13 PM IST

Menopause is the time in a woman’s life, usually in their 40s or 50s, when they stop having menstruation. It is usually marked by the absence of menstruation for twelve months straight. ” This time of year, can be really difficult with dark mornings and evenings and I hear from lots of women who experience a dip in their mood, find it hard to get up in the morning and lack energy during these dark winter months,” wrote Doctor Louise Newson.(Unsplash)

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Menopause can disrupt sleep patterns – sunlight can help in setting a healthy sleep-wake cycle. (Unsplash)
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Menopause can disrupt sleep patterns – sunlight can help in setting a healthy sleep-wake cycle. (Unsplash)

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Sunlight helps in stimulating the production of Cortisol, stops the production of sleep hormone Melatonin and helps the brain get fired up for the day. (Unsplash)
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Sunlight helps in stimulating the production of Cortisol, stops the production of sleep hormone Melatonin and helps the brain get fired up for the day. (Unsplash)

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Vitamin D helps in the absorption of Calcium and Phosphorous – these minerals help in maintaining good muscle and bone health. (Unsplash)
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Vitamin D helps in the absorption of Calcium and Phosphorous – these minerals help in maintaining good muscle and bone health. (Unsplash)

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Vitamin D can be acquired from diet, but most of it comes from good exposure to sunlight. (Unsplash)
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Vitamin D can be acquired from diet, but most of it comes from good exposure to sunlight. (Unsplash)

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Soaking in sunlight helps in avoiding low moods and helps with weight gain. It also helps in improving alertness, decision making abilities and cognitive function. (Unsplash)
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Soaking in sunlight helps in avoiding low moods and helps with weight gain. It also helps in improving alertness, decision making abilities and cognitive function. (Unsplash)



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