Menopause is a common occurrence in woman’s life wherein her reproductive system stops functioning in such a way that she cannot reproduce anymore. Her body will not produce the hormones that are vital for reproduction and other functions anymore. This is a normal occurrence for all women, however menopause also has its share of discomfort in the form of its symptoms. Many experts and doctors have recommend herbs for menopause treatment and other traditional medicines and methods.
Treating Menopause Symptom
One method of treating menopause and its symptoms is hormone replacement therapy (HRT). It treats the condition directly, however there are concerns regarding how safe this therapy actually is. One of the more common adverse side effects of hormone replacement therapy is bleeding. Cancer also may develop when women use hormone replacement therapy to treat menopause and its symptoms.
Some people take herbs for menopause as a method of treating menopause and its symptoms. These menopause herbs do not pose any risks or serious side effects for those who use them. Menopause herbs are very suitable for those who have affected the entire reproductive system and other organs in their function of producing.
Shepherd’s purse, red clover, sage, black cohosh, licorice and dong quai are the popular in treating the symptoms and helping with the function of the organs among the menopause herbs. People find that these menopause herbs are very effective in treating menopause symptoms especially inflammation during menopause and malfunction of organs and hormone production.
Shepherd’s purse menopause herbs have the ability to balance the progesterone levels in the woman’s body that makes them normal. These menopause herbs also can regulate the woman’s menstrual cycle as well as lengthen it till such time when it stops altogether. Sage is another type of herbal that used in menopause treatment as it contains plant estrogen to relieve hot flashes and control excessive sweating.
Red clover is another herb for menopause relief that contains the component coumestrol and helps to stimulate the ovaries. It is specifically recommended by alternative medicine experts as it has the ability to reduce the occurrence of cysts in the ovaries. Licorice is an adrenal stimulant and work with the estrogen production. Dong Quai has high concentrations of plant estrogen and is usually used in reducing the symptoms of deficiency of estrogen. Black cohosh is very effective in preventing cramps during menstruation and to ease hot flashes.