Menopause: Ayurvedic way for smooth transition

What is Menstruation & Menopause?

Menstruation is normal regular physiological process indicating womanhood. It is very important manifestation that occurs in cyclic manner (monthly) in every woman’s life.  Ceasing of regular monthly menstrual cycles and ovulation is called as “Menopause”.  Menopause denotes to body and mind that the regular secretion of hormones are going to be sluggish.

Menopause it not disease, it happens in every woman’s life at one stage with few symptoms such as hot flushes, night sweating, irritability, dryness in genital parts or vagina, headaches, getting tired easily, low energy and low libido (Sexual drive).  It also indicates that for women the child bearing capacity is going down.

What age it really starts?

On average the onset of the symptoms will be in between 46 to 52 years old. Sometimes it may even starts in early ages, most commonly it starts at the age of 45 and last till 50 years. The early onset may be due to familial tendency or due to premature ovarian failure. The early onset of Menopuse normally causes osteoporosis in the old age.

Graceful Ayurvedic Transition or Treatment

Most of the menopause symptoms are due the Vata aggravation followed by other doshic factors. The basic concept of Ayurvedic medicine is “ Swasthsya swastya rakshanam and aturasya vikara prasamanam” prevention is better than cure. In the early pre- menopause stage it is better to balance the aggravated or underplaying factors, so that the intensity of the menopause symptoms will be far less or even can be negligible. In order to achieve this one should follow the dosha based diet and life style principles followed by Ayurvedic herbs on regular basis. If still symptoms persists, it better to undergo “Panchakarma” (Ayurvedic detoxification), which helps in the elimination of vitiated humours or dhoshas to bring them to balanced stage, then it is advisable to take few Ayurvedic herbs or decoctions and other  preparation to make the transition more graceful.

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