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By Judy Wellsworth

Women are afflicted with many bodily changes throughout their lives and one of the more significant changes is menopause. Menopause occurs in women that are around forty or a little older. There are many symptoms of menopause, which is why it is important to understand the relief you can derive from natural menopause cures.

Symptoms of Menopause

  • Hot flashes
  • Mood swings
  • Depression
  • Fatigue
  • Stress
  • Reduction of the libido

Menopause Relief: There are several methods for relief depending upon your symptoms and which bother you the most. Most women do not seek treatment for their depression, mood swings, and stress, but these are just as much a part of menopause as the more physiological affects a woman may suffer.

Depression is the leading cause for overwhelming feelings, sadness, anger, and even headaches. A simple and effective method of treating depression is communication with someone you trust. It could be your doctor or a friend who is or has gone through menopause. If depression has gone further than a moderate depression that affects your work and life then you will want to seek professional help. Doctor’s can recommend natural menopause relief for depression such as meditation, massage, or herbs that can help balance the hormones causing the depression. An extreme way to relieve depression is not a natural menopause method, but medication.

Herbs for menopause relief:

€ Lavender oil is a great herb to help you relieve stress and tension. It can also help you to sleep and lessen fatigue.

€ Sage is another great herb for natural menopause treatment. Sage if received as a tea a couple of times a day can help regulate your adrenal glands, helping to balance your hormones as well as relieve your tension.

€ Chamomile tea is another herb that can help you relax. It has always been a great way to help a person who is stressed or full of tension to relax as it calms the nerves.

When you are seeking the natural menopause relief method, keep in mind that if these few tips are not relieving your symptoms there are many other natural herbs and supplements that may help you during menopause. Warm milk has been known to be a way to eliminate hot flashes during the night as well as help you sleep. If the natural menopause relief method does not work for you, you can always try other methods. You and your doctor should be in agreement on the methods your will use to treat menopause before starting treatment. You may have adverse affects to some of the natural herbs or you may need medication to treat severe depression

The information in this article is for educational purposes only, and is not intended as medical advice.