Menopause causes numerous changes in the female body and the worst fallout of menopause is a condition which is known as osteoporosis. Osteoporosis is a condition which is caused by the steady dissolution of calcium from the bones leading to brittle and weak bones which are more prone to fractures. In a Woman’s body when she is ovulating, there is no problem. However after menopause the calcium starts dissolving from the bones and her bones gets brittle and weak and prone to fractures. In such condition the usual and conventional treatment procedure is to start giving estrogen hormone supplementation. This method is still controversial and it has still not been considered as a sure shot therapy for osteoporosis in menopausal women. However calcium supplementation in the form of special herbal remedies for menopause has been found to produce good results and slowing the process of Osteoporosis.
The common herbs which are very rich in calcium include- Amaranth, Chinese Dodder, Dandelion Greens, and Watercress which can be considered as excellent herbal remedies for menopause initiated osteoporosis. Another fact which has endeared to the medical community for trying out herbal remedies of menopause induced osteoporosis is estrogen stimulating herbs like Anise, Psoralea, Chinese Yam, and Licorice which have been used for centuries to treat menopausal syndromes and discomfort. However a word of caution- Do Not Use Licorice for extended periods especially if you suffer from hypertension. Another very good estrogen stimulating substance is the Soy protein. Estrogen is not only important for helping to slow down the process of osteoporosis, it is also required for maintaining the integrity of the vagina, bladder, breasts, skin, arteries and even your heart and brain since all these organs have estrogen receptors. Estrogen also plays a very important role in maintaining the body temperature. Reduction of Estrogen levels in the blood is the prime cause of hot flushes during menopause.
One of the greatest benefits herbal remedies for menopause is its easy availability, affordable cost, natural and safe. Conventional treatment of Menopausal syndrome is fraught with danger and unpredictable results.