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34 MENOPAUSE SYMPTOMS
Usual Symptoms
  Hot Flashes
  Night Sweats
  Irregular Periods
  Loss of Libido
  Vaginal Dryness
Changes
  Crashing Fatigue
  Difficulty Concentrating
  Hair Loss
  Sleep Disorders
  Weight Gain
Feelings
  Anxiety
  Depression
  Memory Lapses
  Mood Swings
Pains
Breast Tenderness
  Migraines & Headaches
  Osteoporosis
Other Symptoms
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HERBS FOR MENOPAUSE SECTIONS
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Women looking for a safe, gentle and effective treatment for menopause symptoms may want to consider herbs for menopause. In the United States, herbs (meaning plants used as medicine) remain on the fringe of traditional medical practice, but in countries like France, Germany or Japan, herbs are commonly prescribed by doctors and even covered by insurance for the relief of menopause symptoms.

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The types of herbs used to treat menopausal symptoms either contain plant hormones or hormone precursors (phytoestrogenic herbs for menopause), or stimulate hormonal production within the body (non-estrogenic herbs for menopause).

Phytoestrogenic Herbs:

Phytoestrogenic herbs for menopause are effective at treating menopause symptoms, because these herbs contain plant hormones known as phytoestrogens.

Most menopause symptoms are caused by low estrogen levels. Phytoestrogenic herbs can effectively alleviate these symptoms by introducing phytoestrogens into the system, thus raising hormonal levels. Like any hormonal treatment, however, phytoestrogenic herbs may pose some health risks: recent studies have linked phytoestrogenic herbs and the growth of breast cancer. Phytoestrogenic herbs

Types of Phytoestrogenic Herbs:

• Black cohosh Black Cohosh
• Ginseng Ginseng
• Dong quai Dong Quai
• Red clover Red Clover
• Gingko biloba Gingko biloba

Non-estrogenic Herbs for Menopause:

Non-estrogenic herbs for menopause don't contain hormones, but stimulate hormonal production within the body. These herbs (known in medical terminology as selective estrogen-receptor modulators), and assist the endocrine system to stimulate hormonal production. Although these herbs take longer to act than phytoestrogenic herbs, they are extremely effective at relieving menopause symptoms by gradually and naturally normalizing hormonal levels. Nonestrogenic herbs
 

 
 
 

Herbal remedies have become increasingly popular for the treatment of the symptoms  of  hormonal  imbalance,  such  as occurs during menopause. Not all

herbs are safe or effective for managing menopausal symptoms, however. Keep reading to learn about the best treatment options for hormonal imbalance.

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HERBS FOR MENOPAUSE
  Introduction
Phytoestrogenic Herbs
Non-estrogenic Herbs
 

Treating Hormonal Imbalance with
MacaActive

Hormones such as estrogen, progesterone and testosterone play an essential role in several areas of the body, and as hormonal levels decline with age, the health implications can be significant. As women begin to notice the symptoms of hormone deficiency, they may want to consider taking steps to stabilize their hormonal production.

Today, there are three effective ways to normalize hormonal levels: lifestyle changes, alternative medicine and drugs & surgery.
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Lifestyle Changes: Lifestyle changes (such as an improved diet and increased exercise) are vital for overall health and for alleviating the symptoms of hormonal balance, but lifestyle changes alone will not have a significant impact on hormonal production. Most women will want to consider the next level of treatment, alternative medicine, which has proven to be excellent for treating hormonal imbalance in a safe and natural way.

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Alternative medicine: There are two types of herbal supplements for improving low hormonal levels: those containing phytoestrogenic herbs, and those containing non-estrogenic herbs. Phytoestrogenic herbs (like Black Cohosh) are filled with phytoestrogens, which are similar to estrogens. They can increase low estrogen levels by replacing some of the missing estrogen hormones. This isn't the best solution, however, because your body will become less responsive to producing estrogen on its own, causing a further decrease in body-own hormone levels. Unlike phytoestrogenic herbs, non-estrogenic herbs don't contain estrogen, but they nourish the hormonal glands to work more efficiently. This ultimately results in balancing not only estrogen, but other necessary hormones, as well. Using non-estrogenic herbs is one of the safest and best ways to treat hormonal imbalance naturally.

An excellent example of a safe and effective non-estrogenic herb for hormonal imbalance is herbal MacaActive. What makes MacaActive so special is its ability to balance hormonal levels in women by nourishing the hormonal glands. In this way, it alleviates most disorders related to hormonal imbalance. natural hormone therapy to read more about MacaActive.

natural hormone therapy - Drugs & Surgery
Drugs and Surgery: This level of treatment has the highest risk and often the highest cost. The most common drug therapy for treating hot flashes in the US is hormone replacement therapy (HRT). There's no doubt that this is the quickest and strongest way to combat hormonal imbalance. Unfortunately, it entails serious side effects and increases the risk of different types of cancer in women. If you still want to consider this approach, see your doctor to learn more about what this treatment option involves.

A safe way to balance hormones:
Non-estrogenic herbs are the most effective solution for treating hormonal imbalance.

MacaActive is an excellent non-estrogenic herb. It's simple: rather than putting hormones from the outside into your body artificially, MacaActive stimulates your hormone glands into producing the necessary hormones naturally. This is what makes MacaActive supplements so unique. natural hormones to read all about MacaActive.
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