Archive for April, 2011
…mother nature continues to provide for us
Do you know that Sage, native to Spain along the Mediterranean coast, has been used as internally to reduce excessive night sweats and depression in menopausal woman along with other hot flash herbs?
Sage has been known to reduce excess sweating because it contains plant estrogen. According to reports, sage has the capability to positively influence woman‚Äôs estrogen level. It also has beneficial properties for the liver and has been used to enhance the functionality of the liver.
There are hundreds of variations of species of Sage. The Common Sage which is often grown in one‚Äôs backyard, and used as a culinary herb, has properties for female hormones and menopause, e.g., reducing hot flashes and generally helping balance the female hormone estrogen. Popular Names, Red Sage, Garden Sage, True Sage, Meadow Sage and Common Sage.
Sage can be used in the form of an extract. Sage like most herbs has many other therapeutic uses which I find quite intriguing such as anti-inflammatory, antiviral, antibacterial, antiseptic, antispasmodic, astringent, digestive, diuretic, laxative and many more‚Ä¶to learn more you can research on the wide variety of uses for sage and other hot flash herbs.
Wow! I am truly intrigued and continually grateful for all that nature provides to keep us healthy….
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Chasteberry Relief for Hot Flashes
Vitex (Chasteberry) ‚Äď Chasteberry has been reported, along with other hot flash herbs, to regulate and normalize hormone production. It is especially beneficial, and the herb has helped many women, to relieve the challenges and discomfort that come with menopause.¬† Good news it is¬† also reported to lessen hot flashes.
What Studies Report
Studies confirmed¬† that Chasteberry, as well as other hot flash herbs,¬† increase the production of lutenizing hormones, enhancing the progesterone cycle. Studies indicated it inhibits the release of the follicle-stimulating hormone, FSH, and normalizes the estrogen cycle.¬† A scientific study using a tincture of dried vitex berries found that a month or two of using this herb normalized menstrual cycles and reduced flow. Chasteberry¬† has been found to be effective if taken over a prolonged period of time. The use of chasteberry was made popular by a German pharmaceutical firm in the 1950s. There are many hot flash herbs that may provide you with relief from your hot flashes.
FITNESS AND WELLNESS GURU
September 26, 1914 – September 23, 2011
I fondly remember, my fitness, wellness “guru” and overall “health master” if you will, Jack LaLanne from the time when I was an adolescent.¬† Every Saturday morning,¬† I along with with my 6 brothers and sisters would serve up a heaping bowl of cornflakes only to gather around the TV to watch, our favorite show, Jack LaLanne. on the family’s¬† black and white television.¬† He would appear with his white German Shepherd and occasionally his wife Elaine, of 52 years,¬† would appear with him.
Most People Just Flush Their Vitamins Down The Toilet
VITAMINS FOR HOT FLASHES…LIQUID VITAMIN vs PILLS OR CAPSULES
Are you one of those people, like me, who take the time to purchase vitamins for hot flashes, or simply for improving or maintaining your health? Sorry to give you the bad news but if you are taking vitamin pills or capsules you probably wasting your hard earned money.
THE MANY BENEFITS OF, YES, BANANAS
Do Yourself A Huge Favor and Take A Minute To Read This Information
Note-¬† I found this great article online, couldn’t identify the author, but wanted to share with my¬† wonderful readers…the magnificence of bananas…If you are suffering from the discomforts of menopause, or whatever else, bananas can’t help but benefit you because they support both physical and mental well-being…enjoy….plus they are a downright cheap! So if you are seeking ways to stop hot flashes naturally read on.
Three natural sugars -sucrose, fructose and glucose combined with fiber. A banana gives an instant, sustained and substantial boost of energy.
Two Types of Herbs for Menopause Relief
Phytoestrogenic herbs contain components of estrogenic which is produced by plants.¬† The estrogen from these herbs treats the hormonal imbalance by initiating the plant-based estrogens into the body.
Phytoestrogenic herbs have been used successfully¬† to ease the discomfort significantly by the consummation of the photoestrogenic herb; as a result, the hormonal level is increased.
Non-estrogenic herbs are plants that do not have estrogen properties.¬† As a result of menopause, the estrogen produced by the ovaries is reduced significantly.¬† Because a woman‚Äôs body is challenged with this lower estrogen level the discomforts of menopause set-in.¬† Non-estrogenic herbs for menopause do not contain estrogen or hormones but stimulate hormonal production within the body.
Phytoestrogenic herbs used for menopause relief :
Non-estrogenic herb used for menopause relief:
Maca ¬†¬†root which is gaining popularity these days for aiding in menopausal discomfort does not contain plant estrogens.¬† However it assist the body by balancing out its existing hormone system and supports the product of hormones.¬† Maca root is reported to contain large levels of calcium, magnesium, zinc, and iron as well as Vitamins B1, B2, B12, C and E.
Use of ¬†Maca root ¬†assist menopausal discomfort because it supports an increase and then a balance between estrogen and progesterone.¬† The increase in estrogen reduces hot flashes, vaginal dryness and an added plus a heighten increase in the libido which could wane considerably during menopause.¬† Additionally, ¬†Maca is also being touted as lessen the effect s of osteoporosis and memory loss often associated with menopause?
Please remember that it is always important to consult your medical practitioner¬† before beginning any remedies to make sure they won‚Äôt harm your health nor have any adverse effects. This information is for educational purposes.