That's right today we touch on the M word menopause. You don't have to be 50 or over to go through menopause, women who have had the ovaries removed will go straight into menopause, which give you a small indication of how menopause begins.
As a baby in our mother's womb, we are given a certain number of eggs in both ovaries, and when our period begins, we begin to release one of those eggs each month. Up until none remain and then menopause occurs. Usually, this is around 45 to 55 year of age.
For each woman, menopause begins differently, and we call this stage perimenopause.
Hot flushes- most commonly found in 60% of women
Heavy period and eventually month without a period
Low sex drive
Once you have no period for one whole year, you have completed menopause and now move to post-menopause. Where symptom my continue.
Your ovaries no longer process the oestrogen. However, your adrenal gland continues to make the hormone. Just a significant amount is lost from the ovaries.
Oestrogen plays a role in memory and brain metabolism, so a lot of women will feel brain fog and memory start to decline; this is a common symptom of menopause. A study conducted on cognitive symptoms suggested that these symptoms leave once in perimenopause.
Did you know research suggests that those who eat less dairy and meat suffer fewer symptoms of menopause.
What also important is to reduce your simple carbs, aka sugar and processed fats.
Regular exercise and Meditation
Can kick start your metabolism and support your mood
How can Homeopathy help you?
When it comes to the symptoms of menopause, homeopathy has had a long history and multiple studies to support its effectiveness.
Homeopathy looks at the whole person, a remedy is given depending on the symptoms picture of the person as an individual. Although studies only look at one key element it the entirety of the symptom picture, we are healing using the remedy prescribed to you.
438 patient in 8 countries where given remedies to suit their symptom picture for hot flushes the study concluded that homeopathy is effective in treating hot flushes.
Homeopathy is a traditional medicine. It may be used in conduction with other medicines. For any ongoing chronic condition, it is important to be assessed or examined by your healthcare professional or specialist. Always seek medical advice in emergencies. The information displayed in this post is to be used as information only, always seek professional advice before starting any medication.