Menopause is the medical term for the end of a woman’s menstrual periods. It is a natural part of aging, and occurs when the ovaries stop making hormones called estrogens. This causes estrogen levels to drop, and leads to the end of monthly menstrual periods. This usually happens between the ages of 45 and 60, but it can happen earlier. Menopause can also occur when the ovaries are surgically removed or stop functioning for any other reason.
Low estrogen levels are linked to some uncomfortable symptoms in man women. The most common and easy to recognize symptom is hot flashes ÷ sudden intense waves of heat and sweating. Some women find that these hot flashes disrupt their sleep, and others report mood changes. Other symptoms may include irregular periods, vaginal or urinary tract infections, urinary incontinence (leakage of urine or inability to control urine flow), and inflammation of the vagina. Because of the changes in the urinary tract and vagina, some women may have discomfort or pain during sexual intercourse. Many women also notice changes in their skin, digestive tract, and hair during menopause.
The signs and symptoms of menopause start appearing at least one year before your final period. These include:
Increased abdominal fat
Loss of breast fullness
Homeopathic Remedies & Homeopathy
Tre PeriMenopause & Menopause
potency acts well here. Strontiana carbonica. Flushes of heat with head symptoms relieved by wrapping head up warmly. Sanguinaria. Flushes at climaxis; headache with profuse menses. Caladium. Pruritus at menopause. Aconite. Derangements of circulation at menopause. Hughes also praises Glonoine for these conditions. Veratrum viride. Perhaps no remedy controls the flushes of heat, so annoying to women at the change of life,as well as Veratrum viride.
It is very often the remedy for the suffering incident to the change
of life. There is sinking at the stomach, pain at the vertex and
irritability of disposition. The patient is restless and unhappy, feels
sad and grieved. Bayes prefers the 6th and 12th potencies to the
lower dilutions. It is but just to state that many have been
disappointed in the use of this remedy. Caulophyllin 3X. Dr.
Ludlam praises this remedy for nervous conditions following the
climaxis, when there is “great nervous tension and unrest with a
propensity to work and worry over little things.” Sepia. Congestion
at the climaxis, in characteristic Sepia constitutions, are quickly
benefited by the remedy.
Bellis perennis [Bell]
Our English confreres use this remedy quite extensively in what is termed a “fagged womb.” The patients are very tired, want to lie down, have a backache. There is no real disease, but a marked tiredness all the time. Carduus is of supreme importance for liver troubles at the climaxis Ustilago. Often rivals Lachesis in controlling the flooding during the climaxis. Vertigo is characteristic.