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Is it normal to cry a lot during menopause?

Written by Richard Johnson - February 25, 2023

Is It Normal to Cry a Lot During Menopause?

Menopause is a natural life stage that all women face as they age. While many women experience physical changes and symptoms during menopause, some may also feel overwhelmed by the emotions involved with this transition. Crying often is a normal part of the process.

It’s difficult to pinpoint the exact reasons for why some women cry more during menopause. However, there are a few scientific explanations that can help explain why it’s common for women to experience increased bouts of tears during this time.


One of the primary factors behind increased crying during menopause is an imbalance in hormone levels. Women's hormones naturally fluctuate throughout their lives, and this is especially true during menopause when hormone production starts to decline dramatically. Estrogen, in particular, plays an important role in regulating emotions so when levels drop too much it can cause anxiety, irritability and negative moods which may trigger frequent crying episodes.

Genetic Factors

Aside from physiological influences like hormones, certain genetic factors can predispose someone to experience more emotionality than usual at this life stage. Individuals who come from families with a history of depression or other mental health issues are more likely to be affected emotionally by various changes taking place in their bodies during menopause.

Coping Strategies

Although it’s normal to feel emotional during this transitional time and possibly shed some extra tears, it can still be overwhelming and stressful if you are experiencing frequent bouts of crying without any relief or understanding of why you’re feeling this way. Coping strategies like therapy, exercise and healthy diet can help provide relief from these intense feelings as well as support from family members or friends who understand what you're going through. Many women also find comfort through attending specialized workshops or joining online communities dedicated to helping others who are having difficulty managing symptoms related to menopause.

At HGH Pro clinic we recognize how difficult menopause can be for some women and strive to provide comprehensive solutions tailored specifically for each individual's unique needs such as:

  • Hormone replacement therapy (HRT)
  • Bioidentical hormone replacements therapy (BHRT)
  • Pellet Hormone Therapy
  • Nutritional counseling services

We believe that no woman should suffer needlessly while transitioning into her golden years and strive to provide her with the best care possible so she can continue living her best life!

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