Herbal Remedies for Menopause and Natural Menopause Treatments
The natural transition of menopause is not always smooth for many women, and some may experience hot flashes, night sweats, depression, anxiety, insomnia, vaginal dryness, or osteoporosis. These symptoms reflect an imbalance between yin and yang, yin is declining allowing the heat of yang to flare and cause issues. Women can often find relief by using alternative therapies such as herbal remedies for menopause, acupuncture, massage, energy bodywork and other therapies.
Many aspects of modern life can challenge the natural balance between yin and yang, if left unchecked this imbalance can become evident when the female body transitions through menopause.
Perimenopause usually begins in the late 30’s, this is an idea time to deal with imbalances that maybe present, helping to ease the later transition into menopause and beyond. Used in conjunction with each other, Chinese herbs and acupuncture can successfully boost a woman’s yin-essences and balance the relationship between yin and yang allowing transition to be a smooth and harmonious flow through each phase of life.
A Stanford University study found that acupuncture not only decreased the frequency of hot flashes in postmenopausal women, but it also significantly decreased their intensity and improved sleep. Article. 102 postmenopausal women were recruited into a study comparing the effects of acupuncture and placebo treatments. The study showed that acupuncture significantly reduced hot flashes more than placebo. Article.
If you have read about dong quay (Dang Gui), black cohosh, evening primrose and other herbal remedies for menopause or are using HRT then we can help guide you through the confusing and sometime contradictory information about menopause treatments. Contact us for help with alternative treatments and herbal remedies for menopause or perimenopause.