Treating The Menopause With Homeopathy

Homeopathy for menopauseMenopause and homeopathy

The menopause is one of the main reasons that women visit a homeopath. A survey by the Bristol homeopathic hospital reported that the menopause was one of the most successful conditions treated by homeopathy.

The menopause is not an illness but another stage in life that women have no choice in but to pass through. “Passage to Power” by Leslie Kenton is an uplifting book which looks at the menopause as a positive phase whilst nowadays many women seem to dread approaching menopause.

There are things that can help menopausal symptoms for example healthy eating and regular exercise however it is worth considering homeopathy as a serious alternative before taking HRT which, in common with the Pill may cause long term health problems.

Homeopathy remedies helping the menopause

There are many homeopathic remedies which have been tried and tested to help with the menopause and which have no side effects.

Homeopathic remedies have been successfully used by women all over the world to treat menopausal symptoms. The reason homeopathy is successful is that even with common menopausal symptoms such as hot flushes tiredness irritability etc homeopaths look at each individual person.

One reason cited for taking HRT is the prevention of osteoporosis but prevention probably begins thirty or forty years before the first fracture and may be linked to early diet and overall bodyweight. In fact to prevent osteoporosis HRT needs to be taken continuously for the rest of a patient’s life.

An adequate amount of calcium in the blood does appear to be essential in maintaining strong healthy bones but taking in calcium does not necessarily produce calcium in the body. It would appear the maybe lifestyle has a lot to contribute to osteoporosis as the highest rates of this disease are to be found in Europe and North America which also have the highest consumption of dairy produce in the world.

It is difficult to self prescribe a homeopathic treatment for menopausal symptoms because despite the similarity of symptoms each individual is different. However there is homeopathic one remedy which is always worth trying for the menopause is “Sepia” something which is useful for many female ailments.

How homeopathy treatment can help the menopause

If you have been on HRT and are left with the return of hot flushes homeopathy will help you.

If you are on HRT and wish to come off it homeopathy will help you come off it with no return of hot flushes.

If you don’t wish to take HRT and are suffering from menopausal symptoms then try homeopathy.

Remember some women go through the menopause with no problems and don’t take anything!

Article Submitted By
Carole Sanders RSHom
Blackmore Vale Clinic, Shaftesbury, Dorset

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