Is Herbal Treatment Beneficial in Menopause?

Menopause is one of the hardest times in women's life. Decreased oestrogen with menopause can cause urinary tract infections that may lead to flushing, sweating, palpitations, insomnia, weakness, painful intercourse, and urinary incontinence. As a result of research conducted by British nutritionists, soy foods and beverages have been reported to be very effective in correcting the hormone balance that deteriorates during menopause. Experts also emphasized that soy reduces the negative effects of the menopause period on women and creates resistance against bone resorption in women with menopause.

There are two important factors for a woman in menopause. These are to regulate exercise and lifestyle. Using the stairs as much as possible, increasing the daily walking time are the best and simple exercises to do. Many herbal medicines are used in treatments to reduce complaints due to menopause. Natural prescriptions to be applied in addition to the treatment methods applied by the doctor will help reduce your troubles during this period. Chamomile tea and lemon balm tea  can be very useful to reduce nervous tension.  Drinking sage and buckthorn tea  to prevent hot flashes will help reduce these symptoms. Moreover, in increasing the consumption offlax seed  what we call vasomotor symptoms; sweating, flushing etc. will reduce symptoms.

In addition to this, in this period, spicy and spicy food consumption should be decreased, and coffee, tea and cigarette consumption should be minimized. You should eat plenty of vegetables and drink milk. In addition, eating fresh vegetables, fruits and drinking plenty of water according to the season will help reduce the complaints in this period

Op. Sibel Malkoç, MD

Gynecology and Obstetrics Specialist

Dr. Sibel Malkoç attended many domestic and international training seminars and congresses during 25 years of specialised physician service.

Pregnancy follow-up, urinary incontinence surgery and laser treatments, genital aesthetic surgery and laser applications and vaginismus treatment are of special interest.

It serves its patients especially in surgical and laser-assisted Vagina aesthetics.