How To Tolerate Hot Flashes Or Menopause

How To Tolerate Hot Flashes or Menopause

Women between the ages of 45 and 55 who are already suffering from menopause or hot flashes begin to lack hormones in their body, manifesting progressive changes and alterations in ovulation and in its effect, total loss of menstruation. These hormonal changes lead to women suffering from hot flashes or commonly called hot flashes. These hot flashes occur unexpectedly and more than anything at night at bedtime. Hence the reason for her insomnia, mood swings, dryness in the vagina, among others. Most women prescribe themselves home remedies like Grandma recommended. They make the decision to consume medicinal plants that help them to correct the hot flashes a little. Others turn to naturopathic doctors because they don’t know about herbs. And some go to doctors to receive treatment with pills and medicines made with chemical compounds. It is your own decision as to which treatment you should apply to tolerate hot flashes. The important thing is that you know how to control the anxieties and depressions that are generated by the lack of hormones, it is also inevitable not to feel these symptoms, since it is a natural process that each woman has to experience at a certain age.

How To Tolerate Hot Flashes Or Menopause


Suggestions for tolerating menopausal hot flashes.

Hot flashes are caused by a lack of estrogen, giving sudden sweating in the chest, neck and face area. Although this heat does not last long (5 minutes), the sensation is quite unpleasant since it even gives the heart palpitations without warning, due to the increased blood flow. Here are a series of suggestions that have particularly helped me to tolerate this symptom: Take into consideration the type of food you eat; these should be low in animal fat. Include cereals, vegetables and fruits in your daily diet, avoiding consuming copious meals that will make you gain weight. To avoid osteoporosis, eat calcium. If you are a lover of drinking alcohol, carbonated drinks or coffee, avoid their intake. Find your inner peace, don’t stress too much. Do yoga or physical exercises. Depending on the climate you live in, wear cool, lightweight cotton clothing that is breathable. Drink two liters of water throughout the day, staying well hydrated is important. You would be interested in reading How to avoid being addicted to medications.

Herbal home remedies.

Before dosing yourself with home remedies, you should take into account the opinion of specialists. Since some herbs can cause side effects and more if you have some type of pathology, in which you have been taking some medical treatment based on medicines or injections. The ideal is to exercise caution when it comes to health. Mother Nature offers us endless herbal remedies, you can take some of them into account, such as: Dong Quai: is a root from which all the natural substances that are similar to estrogen are extracted. The recommended dose is 300 to 800 mg in either one or two daily doses for 7 days. Maca: its natural component called sterol, also regulates hot flashes. Its dose is 1,000 mg. Soy beans: its component called isoflavone, helps to give relief. Its recommended dose is between 40 to 120 mg of its extract per day. Hops: contains a vegetable substance that provides flavonoids. Its recommended dose is 100 to 250mg in two doses. Red clover: it is a plant that contains daidzein and genistein, which helps protect the heart and bones, as well as control hot flashes. Its dose is 250 to 500 mg in two daily doses. Salvia: its phytoestrogens help more than anything at night to relieve hot flashes. This plant should be recommended by experts as it can produce some negativity. Your dose can be between 350 to 900 mg a day.

 Recommended foods to include in your diet. If you do not want to gain weight, we recommend a balanced diet and that you also include these foods in your meals: Broths and soups based on cabbage, onions, turnips, roots, algae, beans, among others. Nuts such as pistachios, hazelnuts, peanuts, pecans. It is suggested to add flax seeds, preferably powdered, to sauces, creams, salads and juices. This can be a dose of two tablespoons a day. Sunflower seeds are great if you add them to salads already toasted or in rice and even eat them as snacks. Peas, either in creams or as accompaniments, are rich in protein, helping to strengthen bones and keeping the intestinal flora healthy. One banana (plantain) eating it every three days is very good. And you can take advantage of the shell by making an infusion to extract the magnesium it contains. You can also take advantage of dry licorice by preparing infusions and if you add anise, it would make better use of it. Alfalfa sprouts are rich in iron.

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