Archive for July, 2011
If you have problems with hot flashes, along with other challenging menopausal discomforts and are seeking a natural solution, then you’ve come to the right place… or should I say blog.
I am on a mission to â€śunearthâ€ť as many natural remedies or treatments for hot flashes as possible.Â In my pursuit Iâ€™ve â€śdiscoveredâ€ť Kelp which is a variety of seaweed.Â It is found along rocky sea shores throughout the world.
Oh my!Â Kelp is so awesomeâ€¦ hereâ€™s the scoopâ€¦ In my research of Kelp I found that it is loaded with nutrients which include over 70 minerals and trace elements.Â I canâ€™t believe that I am just now realizing the incredible benefits of Kelp.
Please pay attention to this.Â In addition to the over 70 minerals, Kelp possess trace elements, growth hormones, enzymes, vitamins, proteins which include iodine, potassium, magnesium, iron and calcium.
Kelp supports the thyroid gland, which is a key sex gland stimulator, can lessen and may even stop menopausal symptoms such as hot flashes, weight gain, moodiness and menopausal tension.Â Â When Kelp is taken daily it may promote emotional balance.
I have to admit in doing my research on Apple Cider Vinegar I am discovering all sorts ofÂ outstanding reports and feedback to support its use as a hot flash natural treatment.
After reading various womenâ€™s testimonials on the health properties of Apple Cider Vinegar, I have gathered nothing but rave reviews and exceptional feedback.Â Â Apple Cider Vinegar, a common widespread folk remedy, is produced from fermented apple juice, and contains a wide array of vitamins and minerals that offer numerous health benefits. One of its benefits, which may not be as well known, is for relieving the symptoms of menopause and perimenopause.
Apple cider vinegar helps relieve hot flashes, one of the most common symptoms of menopause. According to a study conducted by the Mayo Clinic researchers found that between 75 to 80 percent of all women in America experience hot flashes. Apple cider offers a really great and effective alternative to women who cannot undergo hormonal treatment or simply want the option of using a natural remedy.
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Hereâ€™s a natural remedy you probably have never suspected would be touted as providing relief for those miserable hot flashes. Honestly, I just learned of Blackstrap molassesâ€™ properties for how to treat hot flashes.
So I decided to do a bit of research on the subjectâ€¦well sure enough women are â€śsingingâ€ť the praises of the black gooey sweet substance a source from our wonderful mother natureâ€¦mother nature is just too goodâ€¦
At this point you may be asking exactly what do I take and just how much molassesâ€¦ now hmmmm.
What to Take For Hot Flashes
Natural Alternatives for Relief
If you have ever experienced a hot flash no one need to tell you just how frustrating, embarrassing, unpredictable and worrisome they can be.
If you are a menopausal woman and experiencing hot flashes you may be seeking a natural alternative to Hormone Replacement Therapy or HRT. So, the question remains what to take for hot flashes.
A study sponsoredÂ by the National Institutes of Health, suspects HRT treatment as posing serious health risks such as an increase in breast cancer, strokes, blood clots, Alzheimerâ€™s disease and total cardiovascular disease; as a result, many women are seeking alternatives to HRT.
One of the common symptoms of menopause and perimenopause is hot flashes.Â With hot flashes comes a sensation of intense heat with sweating and usually heat palpitation.Â One hot flash may last for a brief period or up to 30 minutes.
Extreme hot flashes, during bed time, may make it difficult to sleep throughout the night which may lead to insomnia. Note, estrogen is typically lowest at night. By now you may be asking,Â Â â€śso what are some natural alternatives to HRT.â€ť
Before I answer the question of what to take, letâ€™s begin with a list of what youÂ may want to avoid.