Menopause Info Packet
Comprehensive information on treating menopausal complaints; including hot flashes, night sweats, depression, mood swings, vaginal changes, and insomnia. Conventional hormonal therapy is contrasted with natural and botanical hormonal replacement therapy, with clinical research support given. Also examined are the factors that lead to osteoporosis, and preventive nutritional, lifestyle and exercise strategies. Herbs mentioned include: soy, licorice, wild yam, dong quai, ginseng, vitex, dandelion, fenugreek, hops, nettles, red clover, raspberry, hawthorn, lemon balm, witch hazel, passionflower, sage, black cohosh, burdock, motherwort, St. John’s wort, ginger, oat, echinacea, calendula, evening primrose oil and fennel.