Menopause Relief


Menopause Relief

The typical age to begin the menopause is between 45 and 55 years of age.

Although when we are younger, having the inconvenience of a period, mixed with mood swings and period pains we often jest about how we can’t wait for them to stop. But for many women, experiencing the menopause can be both physically and emotionally draining.

• Hot flushes and night sweats
• Sleep problems
• Weight gain
• Loss of sex drive
• Hair loss
• Irregular periods
• Mood swings
• Extreme fatigue
• Nausea
• Vaginal dryness
• Difficulty concentrating
• Memory lapses
• Urine leaking
• Dry mouth or eyes
• Increased anxiety and irritability
With symptoms varying from woman to woman, and ongoing research into the benefits versus the risks of medical HRT, there are a number of holistic methods which is believed to help relieve some of the nasty symptoms.
St John’s Wort Tea – Stabilizes mood Lemon Balm Tea – Aids sleep Red Beets – Contains substances that replicates female sex hormones and can reduce menopausal discomfort Black Cohosh – Contains Triterpane Glycosides which is a popular treatment for various menstrual issues & hot flushes Valerian Tea – Calms and balances Contrast Footbaths – Fill 2 foot baths with hay flowers/hops flowers and water. One of them cold and one hot. Place your feet in the warm water for 5 minutes and then the cold for 10 seconds and repeat. Sage Tea – Reduces sweating Nutrition -The more fresh food you can eat the better! Alcohol, coffee and nicotine should try to be avoided as it lowers oestrogen levels. Soy & Red Clover – Plant based compounds that bear a resemblance to oestrogen