A Natural Alternative to Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT)

A Natural Alternative to Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT)
<A HREF="/web/20130815040724/http://ws.amazon.com/widgets/q?rt=tf_ssw&ServiceVersion=20070822&MarketPlace=US&ID=V20070822%2FUS%2Fadwincom-20%2F8003%2F328ffe34-c4bb-4d91-bfe2-1607ec49547a&Operation=NoScript">Amazon.com Widgets</A>

Most women experience the onset of the menopause at an average age of about 50, but it can start anytime from the early forties to the late fifties. Symptoms can vary: some women sail through but others suffer the miseries of lack of energy, hot flashes, depression, night sweats, and loss of libido.

The usual remedy prescribed by doctors is hormone replacement therapy (HRT), and tranquillizers and anti-depressants to which you can become addicted. Before embarking on such treatment, investigate the natural alternative.

HRT is prescribed to counter balance the reduced production by your body of estrogen which can lead to increased risk of osteoporosis and weakened bones leading to fractures. However, two large clinical trials have shown that HRT does not, in fact, significantly reduce the incidence of bone fractures, and there is an increased risk of heart disease, gallstones, and breast and endometrial cancer.

Many menopausal symptoms are less to do with a shortage of hormones and more to do with imbalances. By eating a healthy diet, taking regular exercise and natural supplements, you can boost the health of your bones, and balance sugar levels and your hormones.

It is well known that people in some parts of the world (for example Japan and the Mediterranean countries) rarely suffer from heart disease due to their different national diets. It is less well known that women in the Andes region of Peru do not suffer menopausal symptoms. Peruvian women take Maca, a tuberous plant related to the potato. As well as the beneficial effect on menopausal symptoms, Maca boosts energy and libido. Maca is also known as “Peruvian Ginseng” and “Peruvian Viagra”.

The Incas once inhabited this area and, in order to boost their energy, their warriors used to take Maca before going into battle. When the Spanish conquered the area they found that their horses suffered from the high altitude. The locals advised them to feed Maca to the horses and the animals immediately experienced an increase in energy levels. The Spanish found that what was good for their horses would also benefit humans, so payment for the taxes levied on the locals was taken in Maca.

There are three phases of menopause: the peri-menopause or the period leading up to the menopause. During this time a low dose of 1500mg is recommended to counteract the slow down in the production by your body of hormones. During the actual menopause, increase the dose to around 4000mg each day for a period of 2-3 months, and then reduce the dose to 2000mg. In the post menopause phase, reduce your daily intake of Maca to 1500mg. It is during the menopause and post menopause phases that the risk of osteoporosis increases and you are advised to also supplement Maca with Forever Freedom, a drinking gel that contains aloe vera, Glucosamine, MSM, Chondroitin and vitamin C.

Organic Hormone Replacement Therapy For Women – The Natural Alternative To Risky Hormone Treatments
Menopause is one of the most irritating and discomforting times of an adult women’s life. If you were to ask any women they would gratefully accept any product that would bring relief to their hot flashes, mood swings, and trouble sleeping. The problem with this is that...

Organic hormone replacement therapy for women – the natural alternative to hormonal therapy at risk
Menopause is one of the most persistent and annoying for an adult woman ‘s life. If you ask any woman who gratefully accept any product that could alleviate hot flashes, mood swings and insomnia. The problem is that the balance in their attempt to bring their...

Natural Hormone Replacement Therapy
Menopausal symptoms are not only troublesome, but debilitating for a number of women. Lack of sleep due to hot flashes and insomnia is probably the most common symptom that my female menopausal patients complain of. Lack of sleep causes further hormonal imbalance and perpetuates the whole problem....

Discover Natural Herbs As An Alternative To Hormone Replacement Therapy
Over the years, natural herbs as an alternative to hormone replacement therapy have soared. Indeed, with the proven dangers of hormone replacement therapy more and more women are interested in learning more about natural therapies and alternatives. Moreover, some women simply don’t like ingesting their estrogen from...

Natural Hormone Replacement Therapy As Treatment
It is reported that in the next four years, more than 50 million women would be going through menopause. With so many women vulnerable to the symptoms of menopause, it is only natural that there is added interest in an effective menopause treatment. However, in 2002, the...

Natural Hormone Replacement Therapy – Not Completely Natural, But Sometimes Necessary
Although called natural progesterone, bio-identical progesterone cream is actually produced in a laboratory from a plant compound and has the same chemical structure as natural progesterone. It restores the progesterone level so that it is in balance with a woman’s estrogen level without causing the side effects...

Menopause Health Supplements – A Safe and Inexpensive Alternative to Hormone Replacement Therapy
For most women, menopause is an inevitable fact of life. It would be nice to say that this transition period is smooth, but in reality, it is anything but. As many as 70% of women who go through menopause will encounter unpleasant symptoms such as hot flashes,...

Women''s Health and Wellbeing Products


The requested URL /web/20130815040724if_/http://astore.amazon.com/womens-health02-20 was not found on this server.

Apache/2.2.22 (Ubuntu) Server at whitedotseo.com Port 80