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Menopause
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A natural change in a woman's life and part of the aging process. It is the cessation of the menstruation cycle. During this change the women's ovariesmature womanproduce lower levels estrogens and progesterone.
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This process of hormonal decrease can take several years. It happens between 42 and 56 and is official when the women has not had her period for twelve consecutive months.


There are tree stages peri, cessation of menstruation, and post. Peri is the period before your menopause which occurs around the age of 42 and is accompanied with a few symptoms and post is the period after menopause and it is the last period. This stage of life is a unique experience for all women depending on your diet, genes, lifestyle, culture, your attitude on life and your surroundings (family, friends, society).



During this stage of life you will experience many symptoms and it would be advantageous and wise for you to look for natural alternative before ingesting multiple pills. This is your body and God's temple do some research and explore all your options. 

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Symptoms 


Most women have no or mild symptoms while other have moderate to severe symptoms. Women will experience these menopausal signs differently depending on their diet, genes, and lifestyle some of these signs may include:

Breast changes 
Thinning of the skin
Dry skin and hair
Hot flashes 
Insomnia
Depression
Weight gain
Anxiety
Night sweats 
Vaginal changes. 
Fatigue
Short-term memory problems. 
Bowel upset
Joint pain
Lower levels of bone density
Change in libido and sexual enjoyment
Dry eyes
Itchy skin 
Heart risk after menopause
Mood swings
Urinary tract infections
These symptoms will decrease a go away after the women finishes menopause.



Common Causes

The common causes to cessation of menstruation is when the ovaries are no longer producing, estrogens, progesterone, and testosterone this may be caused by :

Chemotherapy
Follicle stimulating hormone decrease (FSH)
Radiation treatment
Ovarian malfunction
Estrogens decrease
Ovariectomy (the surgical removal of an ovary or ovaries)


Prevention

It cannot be prevented but their are ways to reduce the risk factor associated withcessation of menstruation such as osteoporosis.

Incorporation of calcium and vitamin D in daily diet.
Supplements of calcium (talk to your doctor before taking any supplements)
Not smoking
Exercising
Decreasing stress
Eating a rich diet of soy
Good habits
Body cleansing
Spiritual therapy
 


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During menopause your levels of estrogen and progesterone decline.  Herbs such as agnus castus are as important because they help maintain bone density, reducing the risk of osteoporosis. 

Maintaining vitality is important during menopause. If you  feel  low and exhausted, some of these remedies may help to raise your vitality and spirit.  St. John’s wort is an excellent medicine for depression.

Caution: Seek professional advice if there is prolonged or irregular menstrual bleeding.

For decreased estrogen and progesterone levels

Chaste tree (Vitex agnus- castus)
Take pills, or 20-40 drops of tincture with water each morning.

Helonias (Chamaelirium luteum)
It is best to take pills but you can also take 20 drops of tincture with water 2 to 3 times a day.

Black cohosh (Cimicifuga racemosa) 
Take pills, or take 25 drops of tincture with water  3 times a day. 


For depression and decreased vitality

St. John’s wort (Hypericum perforatum)
Take ½ tsp of tincture with water 3 times a day.

Caution: talk to a physician before consuming these herbs.

Oats (Avena sativa)herbal splash-oat
Incorporate 25-50 g  of oats in  your daily diet.

For hot flashes and nigh sweat 

Sage (Salvia officinalis)
Make  an infusion and drink  3 cups, either during the day or mainly at night , if this is when the problem usually occurs. 

White willow (Salix alba), black cohosh (Cimicifuga racemosa)
Take one of the above herbs, either in pill form or take 1 tsp of tincture with water  at night.

White peony (Paeonia  lactiflora)
Using 20g of the root make a decoction  with 3 cups of water. Sip throughout the day. 

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