Natural Menopause Relief Options

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    Many supplements can provide women with menopause relief.   Some women take vitamin E and vitamin B to help with menopausal symptoms. Several herbs are popular for menopause relief. Promising new non-herbal supplements are also available.  Investigate the risks and benefits of any supplement before taking it for menopause relief.

Supplements for Menopause Relief
    A woman may try supplements to relieve her menopausal symptoms. Vitamin E and vitamin B may help with menopause. Vitamin E is found naturally in nuts, seeds, some oils, spinach, tomatoes, broccoli, kiwi, and mango. Vitamin B is found naturally in dairy products, meat, seafood, whole grains, potatoes, beans, nuts, and some fruits and vegetables. Some women eat soy products, flaxseed, or flaxseed oil to help them with menopausal symptoms, but the scientific evidence supporting this practice is mixed.

    Herbs have been traditional remedies for menopausal symptoms for centuries. Some herbs work because they contain phytoestrogens. Phytoestrogens are compounds in plants that mimic estrogen.  Certain phytoestrogens may have long term risks that are similar to the risks of hormone replacement therapy. Consult reliable sources about each herb you consider before taking any.   Herbal remedies for menopausal symptoms include sage,red clover, Asian ginseng, kudzu, and dong quai. Not all herbs contain phytoestrogens.


    Black cohosh is another herb that may offer menopause relief. Black cohosh was part of Native American and 19th Century American medicine. It is sometimes used for painful or difficult menstruations, premenstrual symptoms, and menopausal symptoms. Black cohosh supplements have shown inconsistent results in relieving some menopause symptoms versus a placebo in recent medical studies.

 

Warmi is a new menopause supplement comprised of vegetables and fruit extracts. While its research is preliminary, studies involving over 200 women have found Warmi safe and effective for menopause symptom relief. In one study, Warmi menopausal symptom improvements were statistically significant compared to a placebo group.


    A woman facing menopause has many options for menopause relief. Prescription drugs (in severe cases) , vitamins, foods, and herbs can help with menopausal symptoms. Each option has risks and benefits.  Research each option to find the source of menopause relief that is right for you.

Options for Menopause Relief
Vitamins and Foods    Vitamin E, Vitamin B, Flaxseed, Flaxseed Oil, Soy Products
Herbs    Red Clover, Sage, Asian Ginseng, Dong Quai, Kudzu, Black Cohosh


References:
1. Menopause. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.
http://www.cedars-sinai.edu/Patients/Health-Conditions/Menopause.aspx

2. Menopause. University of Maryland Medical Center.
http://www.umm.edu/altmed/articles/menopause-000107.htm

3. Hot Flashes. Mayo Clinic.
http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/hot-flashes/DS01143

4. The Herb and Spice Companion by Marcus A. Webb and Richard Craze

5. Peterson Field Guide to Easter/Central Medicinal Plants and Herbs by Steven Foster and James A. Duke.

6. Vitamin E. Office of Dietary Supplements. National Institutes of Health.
http://ods.od.nih.gov/factsheets/vitamine/

7. Vitamin B Complex. American Cancer Society.
http://www.cancer.org/Treatment/TreatmentsandSideEffects/ComplementaryandAlternativeMedicine/HerbsVitaminsandMinerals/vitamin-b-complex

8.  Warmi Website
 

Warmi provides better menopause relief, safely and naturally.  It is comprised of a patent-pending blend of vegetable and fruit extracts that are 85% organic and 100% vegetarian. These extracts are rich in glucosinates, beta-sitosterol and hesperidin.   Warmi goes beyond hot flash and night sweat relief.  In a clinical trial of 122 women, Warmi also enhanced hormonal balance, mood, cardiovascular and bone health, vaginal dryness and intercourse discomfort -- even overall quality of life.   Many benefits were noted in just 30 days.*