There are many prescription drugs and herbal supplements that are given to treat menopause.
Using simple herbs in your diet can also have a dramatic effect on these symptoms. Read on to find out exactly which herbs are helpful when added to the daily diet.
Basil is commonly used in our diet, what many people don't know is that it is a mild sedative, another more well-known sedative is chamomile, it can be used in both foods and as a herbal tea.
Evening primrose oil is anti-inflammatory, it can stimulate liver regeneration and can also help reduce high blood pressure. It can be drunk as an herbal tea or in herbal supplements.
Fennel is another herb that can be used, as a diaphoretic it helps in water retention. Garlic is also a diaphoretic, just like ginger, and can be used as a stimulant. To help relieve stress and help the body's immune system, ginseng is widely used.
Lavender in tea or other foods, desserts, etc. may offer anti-depressive qualities, mustard acts as a tonic and diuretic. Another herb that can help with menopause is thyme. Incorporating them into your diet, drinking lavender, evening primrose or chamomile tea will help calm the high levels of stress that can occur during menopause.
Headaches are a common symptom during menopause, ginger can help cure these headaches. A caramel-like form of ginger can be purchased at various stores and online vendors.
Many foods contain thyme, mustard, garlic and basil, the secret is to be adventurous and creative in the kitchen, mix herbs with butter and use them to fry or add these herbs to your food. Look for recipes that contain these herbs. Use them to flavor meat, poultry, and pasta.
Don't be afraid to experiment! Sometimes menopause can be very difficult to cope with, and not all treatments will work for all women. It is important to be willing to try different treatments, as in the end you will find the one that suits your needs.
Take care of yourself, be aware of how you feel, and take steps to try to alleviate symptoms when they appear. It's easy to get confused; When in doubt, ask your doctor or join a women's health forum or visit one of the many informative women's health websites for more tips and ideas.
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