Menopause is not a disease, but annoying menopause symptoms will last many years. So far, all menopause treatment focuses on hormone treatments. After the 2002 Women's Health Initiative (WHI) study, menopause experts are endlessly debating risks of synthetic hormones and benefits of bio-identical hormones.
Now menopause women are looking for safer hormones to treat their menopause symptoms without knowing the bottom-line: Hormone treatments are temporary solutions for your menopause symptoms.
Menopause is caused by aging degeneration of multiple systems, so the conventional approach of one-chemical has limitations that mask symptoms without addressing the underlying cause: the benefit disappears once you stop taking the hormones. So you need take hormones for several years during menopause transition. Just like this way: Your roof is leaking and you wipe the wet floor every day without repairing the hole on the roof during the whole rain season.
What have lasting benefits for menopause?
A healthy diet and exercise are important, but sometimes not enough to cool your hot flashes. If you like the idea of using more natural ingredients and fewer synthetics, herbs are for you. Discover the secrets of true Chinese wisdom: Cool herbs for hot flashes.
Hot flashes are caused by hot body systems. Think this way: Your body is hot water and cool herbs are cold water. Taking cool herbal remedy is to pour cold water into hot water to balance the temperature. If you reduce your intake of fat and sugar, the balanced body temperature will last very long. However, your hot flashes may come back after weeks or months because your body systems accumulate hot again; you can repeat the herbal remedy to cool the hot body systems. Just as add cold water to hot water again. Therefore, you only need several months to cool down your hot flashes for your menopause.
Libo Li, MS. MPH.
Cool Herbs for Hot Flashes