About 80% of women
experience some kind of menopause symptoms.
Symptoms can include dramatic mood swings, depression, "hot flashes", headaches, vagina
dryness and other unpleasant symptoms as a result of changes in
will significantly help a woman in peri-menopause and menopause stages and her to a balanced
hormonal, physical, mental and emotional state in this important time of life!
Symptoms of Menopause
Change of cholesterol levels
Low sex drive
Vaginal and urinary symptoms
Sleep problems and insomnia
Vaginal and urinary symptoms
Homeopathic Remedies For Menopause
- hot flashes in the evening. Anxiety, panic attacks and over-excitable during menopause.
Hot flashes that comes on
very suddenly and unexpectedly, with congestion to the head, heat of especially
the face followed by profuse sweating, with anxiety and palpitations. Flushing of face provoked by the least emotion and which can spread to other
parts of the body; profuse perspiration of female genitals during menopause.
This is a secondary or backup remedy and would be indicated alongside or
after a constitutional remedy.
Belladonna Flushes of heat during menopause are very sudden and intense. Pulsation or
throbbing may be felt in the head, or any part of the body. A heavy flow of
blood that feels very hot appears with some periods. Although the woman may
be fairly stable emotionally, short bursts of anger can occur during
headaches or in stressful situations. Migraines, blood pressure fluctuations,
and a craving for lemons or lemonade are often seen when this remedy is
Bryonia Hot flashes as if warm water was pouredover the
body. Fast pulse; vaginal dryness, atrophic vaginitis, thinning of vaginal
walls; faintness in a warm room; headaches before periods, right-sided migraine;
constipation with hard, burnt looking stools; easy bruising; swollen finger
joints; arthritis, rheumatic knee pains; dry cough or sore throat; difficulty
breathing; insomnia; fluid retention; ovarian cysts.
Calcarea carbonica Heavy flooding at menses night sweats and flushing. General chilliness. Weight gain during menopause.
Responsible and hard-working. Easily fatigued. Anxiety
may be strong. Overwork or stress may lead to temporary breakdown.
Stiff joints or cramps in the legs and feet. Cravings for eggs and
China This can be a useful remedy when fatigue and
exhaustion follow flooding during menopause.
Glonoinum Intense hot flashes and flushing during menopause. Feelings of pulsation or pounding in the head. Menstrual flow may start then stop too early,
followed by a palpitations, surging sensations, or headaches. Irritability and muddled thinking. Problems can be aggravated if the woman
gets too warm or stays in the sun too long, and are often worse from lying down.
Graphites Chilly, pale, and sluggish. Trouble concentrating, and a
tendency toward weight gain during or after menopause—is likely to respond to
this remedy. Hot flushing and sweats at night are often seen. A person who needs
this remedy may also have a tendency toward skin problems with oozing cracked
eruptions, and be very slow to become alert when waking in the morning.
Ignatia Emotional ups and downs occurring during
menopause. The woman will be very sensitive, but may try to hide her
feelings—seeming guarded and defensive, moody, or hysterical. Headaches,
muscle spasms, and menstrual cramps can occur, along with irregular periods.
A heavy feeling in the chest, a tendency to sigh and yawn, and sudden
outbursts of tears or laughter,
Kreosotum Burning heat, which is better for warmth!
Usually whole body experience heat and sweats. This remedy is only available
Lachesis This is one of the most common remedies with sweating and flushes and
often violent headaches.All symptoms are worse in the morning and
worse for sleep. Intense hot flashes with red or
purplish flushing, palpitations, feelings of pressure, congestion, and
constriction may indicate a need for this remedy. Tight clothing around
the neck and waist may be impossible to tolerate. Very talkative, with
strong emotions, including jealousy and suspicion. Needs outlet both physically and emotionally.
beginning. There may be menopausal flooding (black, thick and sometimes
offensive) with colicky pain.
Lilium tigrinum Hurried, anxious, and very
emotional. Tendency to fly into rages and make other
people “walk on eggs.” Sensation of tightness in her
chest. Feeling as if her pelvic organs are pressing out. Need to sit a lot or cross her legs.
Natrum muriaticum Reserved, but has strong
emotions that she keeps inside. Deep grief. Dwell on the loss of happy times from the past
or brood about hurts
and disappointments. Irregular periods
accompanied by backaches or migraines during menopause. Craves salt, and feels worse from being in the sun.
Can be useful for menopausal dryness with chaffing and rubbing which has
broken the skin causing redness, cracking, splitting and sometimes
infection. Pain is splinter-like and smarting.
Pulsatilla Usually soft and emotional, with changeable moods and a tendency toward tears. Very attached to
their families and find it hard to bear the thought of the children growing
up and leaving home. Deeply insecure about getting
older. Desires desserts and butter can often lead to
weight problems. Changeable moods, irregular periods, queasy feelings,
alternating heat and chills, and lack of thirst are common. Aggravation from
stuffy rooms and improvement in open air.
Sepia Periods are sometimes late and scanty, but heavy and flooding at other
times. Pelvic organs can feel weak and sagging. Craving for vinegar or sour foods.
Feels dragged-out and weary. Irritable detachment regarding family
members. Loss of interest in daily tasks. Exercise, especially
dancing improve mood and her energy.
Staphysagria Mild-mannered, shy, and accommodating, but has many
suppressed emotions. Women around the time of menopause may become depressed,
or have outbursts of unaccustomed rage (even throwing or breaking things). Deferral to a spouse for many years
or have suffered from abuse in
flashes and flushing during menopause, when the woman wakes in the early
morning hours and throws the covers off. She may be very anxious, weep a lot,
and worry excessively about her health. Often is mentally active inclined toward
either fastidious or messy habits. Feels worse
Thuja Weight gain around the abdomen, water retention and cellulitis.
Tendency to oily skin, warts, polyps, condylomata, fibroids or cysts.
Anxious, worried about her health, fear of getting cancer. A medical history
often includes long-term treatment with conventional drugs or repetitive