Menopause can come crawling into a woman's life and bring along with it certain changes that can end up affecting a woman physically as well as mentally. Hot flushes, fatigue, mood swings, depression, body aches and pain, memory loss, etc. affect menopausal women.
Today in this article we shall talk about certain supplements that help in easing menopause symptoms.
When dealing with menopausal symptoms, it may be tempting to take every supplement available on the market. With lots of supplements available, it may be difficult to decide which you need to take. While these supplements might help, you must always consult a doctor prior to taking anything.
Besides taking supplements, one should also exercise regularly, with the emphasis being more on breathing exercises, eat foods that are anti-inflammatory in nature and try to focus on the positive things in life.
Black cohosh can be taken as a supplement as research has proved that it is great in treating hot flushes. Valerian root is a nutritional supplement that acts as a mild sedative and is utilized in the treatment of sleeplessness due to hot flushes.
Turmeric is a nutritional supplement which is anti-inflammatory in nature and helps to fight hot flushes. Black currant oil and evening primrose oil contain gamma-linolenic acid (GLA) and omega-6 fatty acid that help to treat hot flushes.
Ginkgo biloba is a herb which is also a powerful antioxidant that increases the flow of blood and helps with improving the memory in menopausal women.
S-adenosylmethionine is a material that is found naturally inside the entire body and acts as an antioxidant. When taken as a nutritional supplement it helps fight depression significantly in menopausal women.
Green tea is another supplement which when taken on a regular basis helps to relax the mind and body and also helps to prevent cancer in menopausal women.
In order to banish stress from their lives, menopausal women can fall back on B-complex supplements.