Menopause

The age the body can experience Menopause can vary woman to woman, but it typically occurs in the late 40s or early 50s. Menopause can cause many changes in the body, and are the result of a decreased hormone production of estrogen and progesterone in the ovaries.

Symptoms of menopause may include irregular periods, hot flushes, night sweats, viginal dryness, loss of libido, mood swings, weight gain, tender breasts and mood swings. Traditionally Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) has been prescribed to assist this transition, however there are natural health options that may include Vitex, black cohosh, evening primrose oil, St Johns Wort, flaxseed and calcium.