Sweating and Chills
Menopause is something that will happen to every woman, once she grows out of the childbearing age. All of this is completely natural as the body’s systems begin to slow down, menstrual cycles become more erratic, and her body begins to lose the capacity to bear children. After menopause is basically the her body’s way of saying that it is now finished having children; however this getting to this stage can be a bit difficult and bothersome, in some senses. Accompanied by menopause comes night sweats and hot flashes.
Hot flashes are the most known symptom of menopause, as this tends to happen more often than not, to most women. Hot flashes can be triggered by a myriad of different situations and substances such as, hot coffee, hot weather, smoking, spicy foods, and even marijuana. Many of these triggers can be avoided, so it is very important to figure out what your specific triggers are. Avoiding the triggers to your menopausal symptoms will help you to go through this time period gracefully and without looking back upon it as a difficult time. Know your body, and know what makes it tick, and you will be able to have a very comfortable experience as your body naturally and gracefully changes during this new chapter of your beautiful life. Do not forget to get plenty of exercise and keep up a very healthy lifestyle, as doing this will greatly reduce any problems associated with a changing body. Also, make sure you’re keeping relaxed and your spirits up, as very often stress will be a very bad trigger that can cause even more problems than just hot flashes.
There are ways…
Hot flashes are natural, but they are not pleasant, and there are plenty of natural ways at reducing the severity as well as the frequency of these bothersome bouts with your body.
There are many herbs you can use at your disposal as many of these herbs even have a direct affect on estrogen levels and other menstrual hormones.
Motherwart is one of the best herbs for this job as it has the capacity to lessen the capacity, the frequency, and the duration of these hot flashes. It can also reduce anxiety and depression and even increase energy.
Essential Oils are an excellent way of putting a quick home remedy in your pocket. When you feel as if a hot flash is coming on, put some of these oils on a cotton ball. The oils contain a very soothing property and will help calm you down in the even of a hot flash. When you become stressed, the hot flash will be worse, but if you stay relaxed the hot flash will usually pass more quickly and be less severe. You can keep these oils in a small perfume vial for portability.
Use sepia if your flashes make you feel weak, or depressed. This homeopathic remedy can also be used if it makes you feel nauseous. Most importantly, remember that hot flashes are a natural part of you, so don’t be afraid when you find yourself dealing with one.