anxiety during menopause

Panic, palpitations and impending doom As we career towards menopause, our reproductive hormones can have a huge impact on our emotions. One common feeling I hear many women experience during peri-menopause and menopause is anxiety. The feeling is anxiety can be so overwhelming. The feeling of panic, palpitations and impending doom. Not only can you…

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Many women are turning to Chinese medicine for the treatment of Polycystic ovaries and Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). Chinese medicine has a long history of treating gynecological problems and infertility. What is PCOS? PCOS is a condition that affects numerous women and their fertility. It is where the ovaries have 15 or more cysts. Every…

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Chinese Medicine and Menopause In Chinese medicine, our body is viewed as a whole which reflects nature and the world around us. We cannot separate ourselves from our environment, our lifestyle and our emotional world. It is a functioning unit, with every system intertwined, to make up the whole. When you come in for treatment for menopausal…

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Preconception care The Garden of life for fertility Preconception care is the improving your health with the view to plan a pregnancy. Planning a pregnancy is like planning to start a garden. We spend time nourishing the soil, digging it up, removing rocks and weeds. This is to get the garden ready to plant seeds for the right conditions…

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Relieve period pain naturally Do you suffer from period pain? Do you feel exhausted, curled up with hot packs. Or do you take medication each month to keep period pain at bay? Period pain is not normal. Pain before, during or after the menstrual period is suffered by many many women. I suffered it myself for years. Memories…

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Experiencing the change As we travel towards menopause, the cessation of our menstrual cycle, we may experience certain symptoms like how flushes, night sweats, weight gain, missed periods, light periods or very heavy periods. Some women have extreme emotional changes, or experience vaginal dryness, difficulty sleeping and great thirst. Every woman is unique and their…

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Some of the symptoms a woman may experience post birth include loss of appetite, exhaustion, poor digestion, insufficient breast milk production, sleep deprivation, poor memory and depression. How can this be avoided? Steps for recovery after childbirth Ask friends and family to help out: whether it is to look after other children or to cook…

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