What is Menopause syndrome? Causes, Signs, and Symptoms
Menopause is a stage in a woman’s life, which is that the woman loses her ability to ovulate, meaning that the woman stops being fertile. This stage of a woman’s life occurs after 50 years of age and is characterized by presenting a series of symptoms, which include the disappearance of menstruation, night sweats, overweight, emotional instability, hot flushes, dry skin and other symptoms.
According to Ayurvedic medicine
According to Ayurvedic medicine, menopause is a stage in a woman’s life and the symptoms that occur at this stage are mainly due to the alterations of each dosha or mood. In this way the symptoms according to each dosha are:
Symptoms of Vata
Nervousness, anxiety, fear, mood swings, insomnia
Vaginal dryness, skin and mucous membranes in general
Symptoms of Pitta
The tendency to anger and irritability
Major nighttime sweats and heat
Symptoms of Kapha
The tendency to depression and lack of motivation
Ayurvedic treatment for post menopausal syndrome:
Menopause has no cure and there is no medical treatment to reduce the symptoms of menopause, however, there are a number of natural remedies that are usually used in Ayurvedic medicine that can help reduce the symptoms of menopause. Some of them are:
Shatavari: This herb, containing phytoestrogens, is very useful for women who have low levels of estrogen as a result of menopause, which helps in many symptoms such as hot flashes. Another very common use given to the plant is to correct disorders in menstruation such as dysmenorrhea, leukorrhea, premenstrual syndrome, irregular bleeding during or after perimenopause, as well as other pelvic inflammatory diseases.
Brahmi: It has been used in India since time immemorial as a brain tonic because it can cure depression, anxiety, and Alzheimer. Restores and revitalizes brain cells. It is also used in menopausal syndrome because it decreases depression that feels these patients.
Essential oils :
Ylang ylang oil: can help relieve depression while promoting a good sleep. This is a great oil not only for the person with Alzheimer’s disease but also for people who suffer from anxiety and depression. It is also widely used in restless people. This oil is a combination of lemon oil with lavender oil
Copaiba oil: It is an oil used for mental illnesses such as anxiety, depression, Alzheimer’s, among other diseases. It is a combination of vanilla, lemon, copaiba, cedar, and lavender. Decreases the anxiety of patients with the menopausal syndrome
Niaouli essential oil: Here comes in the reinforcement of the action of Clary sage essential oil. Since menopause disorders are primarily linked to an imbalance in sex hormones, it is important to act in a way that is supported by this point.