Treatments For Reducing the Symptoms of Menopause

February 22, 2011 by: admin

Menopause is not a disease, it is the time when women stops having her menstrual periods.The treatment are directed to reducing the indications of menopause and helps you for keeping long term health problems.

HRT: It is a Hormone replacement therapy , it replaces the estrogen hormone.The estrogen is used for reducing menopausal symptoms , replacing the estrogen increases the risk of endometrial cancers. But the estrogen is combined with another hormone i.e progesterone which reduces the risk of cancer , but the combination HRT has some serious side effects so before taking this treatment you should need to discuss you doctor.

SERMs (Selective estrogen receptor modulators ):
This type of drugs have benefits of estrogen , it helps for improveing the strength of bone. But it increases the risk of blood clots and causes more hot flashes.
To relief from hot flashes:
1. Exercise may helps you to improve your blood circulation
2. Avoid sugar, alcohol,caffeine and spicy food all of those known to activate hot flashes
3. Practice the techniques of stress manegment

CAM (Complementary and alternative therapies):
This therapy uses for those womens, whos going through the perimenopause. CAM therapy includes herbal supplements ,homeopathy , biofeedback , chiropractic treatments , naturopathy etc . This thearpy is studied scientifically , it is not complementry and alternative thearpy. Before taking this treatment you should need to discuss you doctor

From reduced hormone level osteoporosis may result , so this drug is used to treat osteoporosis. The osteoporosis is not hormone and not more effective than estrogen so it does not causes the risk as compared to HRT.


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