Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)
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Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)
Menopause is the cessation of the monthly female menstrual cycle. Women who have not had a menstrual period for a year are considered postmenopausal. Most commonly, menopause takes place when a women is in her late forties or early fifties. Women who have gone through menopause are no longer fertile. Menopause is not a disease and cannot be prevented.Many hormonal changes occur during menopause. Primarily as a result of decreases in estrogen, postmenopausal women are at higher risk of heart disease and osteoporosis.What are the symptoms of menopause?
Several unpleasant symptoms may accompany menopause. Some, such as vaginal dryness, result from the lack of estrogen. Others, such as hot flashes and decreased sex drive, are caused by more complex hormonal changes. Some women experience depression, anxiety, or insomnia during menopause.How is it treated?
The most common drug treatment for symptoms of menopause is hormone replacement therapy. This includes an estrogen, either conjugated estrogen, estradiol, or ethinyl estradiol, and a progestin.Dietary changes that may be helpful:
Soybeans contain compounds called phytoestrogens that are related in structure to estrogen, though some reports show soy's estrogenic activity to be quite weak. Soy is known to affect the menstrual cycle in premenopausal women. Societies with high consumption of soy products have a low incidence of hot flashes during menopause.Menopausal SupportMenopause is a phase that comes in every woman's life. It brings with it several characteristic problems that cause immense discomfort and make her crave for some menopausal support system. At such a crucial phase of life, menopausal support formulas available at VitaDigest, lend a helping hand to women and try to smoothen their difficult-to-manage period. The following discussion provides an insight into some very effective menopausal support supplements offered at VitaDigest.Evening Primrose Oil. This oil is the natural and one of the richest sources of Gamma Linoleic Acid (GLA), a fatty acid, that prevents multiple sclerosis, atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries), inflammation, liver cirrhosis, and post menopausal symptoms (PMS), apart from boosting the release of sex hormones, estrogen and testosterone, in the body. Evening Primrose oil is very effective in alleviating postmenopausal symptoms such as cramps, hot flashes, breast tenderness, water & appetite regulation, and moodiness. Studies have suggested that the oil can also counteract the formation of free radicals that are associated with the aging process, thereby resulting in healthy skin. Evening Primrose oil has additional ability to repair hair/skin, reduce arthritis-induced pain, diabetes symptoms, cholesterol levels in the body, and the damage to kidney and liver from alcohol. Evening Primrose 1300 from Jarrow, PMS Control with Evening Primrose from Natrol, Evening Primrose by K-Max, and Barlean's Organic Evening Primrose Oil Capsules from Barlean's, are formulas that provide good menopausal support.Estrogen Support. One of the most unbalancing effects of menopause is a significant drop in the estrogen hormone in a woman's body that causes several major and painful changes thereof. Some such disturbances include but are not limited to reduced bone density, increased risk of heart, colon, & eye diseases, vaginal dryness, hot flashes, memory loss, and severe mood swings. Estrogen supplement, EstroPause by Irwin Naturals, helps provide immense menopausal support through its liquid soft-gels. The gels have 200% faster release rate in body as compared to dry tablets and capsules. Another product that helps in relieving menopausal symptoms, especially hot flashes and night sweats, is EstroGentle from Pinnacle, which contains phytoestrogen boosting herbs such as Wild Yam Root, Black Cohosh, Red Clover Leaf Extract, (Soygerm) Soy Isoflavones, Licorice Root, Dong Quai, Chaste Tree Berry, and some more herbs. Other formulations that provide relief from menopausal symptoms are ProEstron from Nutraceutics, Sensuest, Menopausal Sensual Balance from Sensuet (increases sexual desire as well), Complete La Femme MenoSoothe from Complete La Femme (with Femnia, a unique Ayurvedic menopausal support formulation), and Cimi-Fem, Black Cohosh Sublingual, & Hot Flash, both from Source Natural.Fat Reduction. EstroLean Women's Fat Burner Supreme from Pinnacle and Fahrenheit from Biotest, contain natural phyto-estrogens that are essential for women undergoing menopause by leveling the estrogen balance and elevating fat metabolism in the body. Hormonal balance alleviates severe PMS while, fat metabolism helps them loose appetite & weight, be fit & lean, maintain a positive mental health, and burn fat to generate energy. The formulas also facilitate the optimal absorption of key nutrients into the body from the food. Another diet pill for women undergoing menopause or perimenopause is Estrin-D from Covaxil Laboratories. The menopausal support pill raises body's metabolic rate while eliminating fatigue associated with weight loss. As a result, you get a lean, energetic physique with a positive frame of mind.Brevail, Proactive Breast Health, PMS Mood, and Menopause support from Barlean's. While estrogen is essential for women's body in many ways, over supply or increased amount of the harmful strains of hormone can heighten the risk of breast cancer. Brevail carefully removes excess or toxic estrogens from your body, while providing your body with adequate menopausal support.Female Balance with Wild Yam from NOW. The stressed up body of today's active woman requires hormonal balance and nourishment for her overall well-being. This menopausal support formula has a perfect blend of essential fatty acids, Vitamin B6, folic acid, Dong Quai, Wild Yam, Borage Oil, and many other herbs. This striking combination limits cramps, mood swings and regularizes menstruation.