Menopause is a result of changing hormones, namely estrogen and progesterone. It is the phase when the body rebalances itself in post-childbearing years, and this phase is often accompanied by symptoms like night sweats, hot flashes, vaginal dryness, vaginal bleeding, irritability problem, moodiness as well as depression can.
Natural, herbal or homeopathic menopause treatments with herbs and food remedies offer relief to women with menopause symptoms in place of the dangerous HRT, i.e Hormone Replacement Treatment. These are:
Treatments For Natural Menopause
Black Cohosh is a herb that contains plant-based estrogen. This estrogen helps to regulate hormone levels inside a female’s body.
Hence it offers relief to a lot of women who are affected with menopause symptoms, such as vaginal dryness, itching, mood swings, depressions and hot flashes. It can be consumed in form of decoction.
These are food supplements that contain plant-based estrogens known as isoflavones that naturally provide relief to women who suffer from menopause symptoms. A study reported that isoflavones are effective in reducing those hot flashes associated with menopause and in relieving vaginal dryness during it.
The recommended quantity is 45 grams daily. Foods with phytoestrogens are sesame, flax seeds, red clover, tempeh, miso and natto, sprouts, barley, cherries, garbanzo beans, carrots, garlic, beets, oats, olive oil and also the sunflower seeds.
It is traditional Chinese medicinal herb which has been used by Chinese for more than thousands of years for benefitting against many medical ailments including menopause.
It is extremely useful for the purpose of keeping vaginal walls supple as well as healthy, preventing vaginal drying and pain. Ginseng also helps in relieving insomnia, mood swings and hot flashes.
Sepia is a natural menopause symptom for all major menopause symptoms. The women needing this Sepia may be chilly at most times, except during times of hot flashes.
She may be able to weep easily and may also desire strenuous exercise to relieve her off symptoms temporarily. Sepia brings relief to sadness, indifference, mood swings, vaginal dryness as well as pain during intercourse.
These flax seeds and flax seed oil are highly touted as best estrogenic foods for natural menopause treatments. They are also rich in isoflavones, lignans and alpha-linolenic acid.
The best part is that they have no side effects. Adding flax seeds to the diet daily will surely help in relieving a wide set of menopause symptoms. Flax seeds or the oil should never be heated as it destroys their nutrient properties.
It is an excellent natural herb that is employed for menopause treatment from old times. It does the work of regulating the hormones in a woman’s body (especially those suffering menopause symptoms) especially progesterone. This hormone progesterone plays a crucial role in controlling the moods of women during menopause, and is often used to help in case of depression, mood swings, irritability and also anger.
Menopause can be a stressful and miserable condition for some women if not all. It can be treated medically by HRT but these alternate treatments as mentioned above have become more popular in recent times. However if they provide no relief, medical practitioner must be consulted.