What is Menopause?
is a natural event in a woman’s life which occurs between the ages of 40 and
55. Women who have had surgical removal of the uterus or ovaries are likely to
have the experience immediately afterwards. Menopause is the transition period
in a woman’s life when the ovaries stop producing eggs, menstrual activity
decreases and eventually ceases, and the body decreases the production of the
female hormones - estrogen and progesterone.
Physical Symptoms during Menopause
women will have menopause as part of their life. But only women who often tend
likely to experience some of the following symptoms during her menopause:
Why Hot Flashes?
hot flash produces a sudden sensation of intense heat that spreads upwards to
the chest, face, and head. Flushing and sweating usually occur as well, followed
by a chill. Some women feel their heart beating very fast or hard and feel
anxious. Medical studies point out that these hot
flashes are due to the sudden drop in estrogen levels during menopause. In
Chinese medicine, the low
body heat constitution*, which manifests as thirst and dry mouth, makes the body intolerant to
further heat produced by the hormonal imbalance. The hot flashes are the result
of the combination of low body heat and the heat from hormonal imbalance.
is a medical condition characterized by the thinning of the bones. Thin bones
become weaker and break more easily. Although bones naturally weaken with age in
both men and women starting at about age 40, women lose bone mass more rapidly
– Living a Better Life Style
is a natural and expected part of a woman’s life and cannot be prevented.
However, there are ways to reduce or eliminate some of the symptoms. As
prevention is the best medicine, women can prevent or lessen the symptoms of
– Renewing Patient’s Life
Patients will experience distinct comfort during each
healing session and enjoy some of the benefits below:
Our healing for menopause
symptoms consists of a multi-step process.
A healing process consists of 5 sessions. Menopause symptoms can generally be
healed within one healing process, although it will also depend on the
patient’s level of low body heat constitution and other complications. This
healing addresses the underlying weak constitution and rebalances hormone levels
so that the result is long-lasting.
– Hormone Replacement Therapy is Not Recommended
On Oct. 15, 2002, U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
concluded that harmful effects of the combined estrogen and progestin therapy
are likely to exceed the chronic disease prevention benefits for most women. For
every 10,000 women taking the pills, every year there will be eight more cases
of breast cancer, seven more heart attacks, eight more cases of stroke and eight more
cases of life-threatening blood clots in the lungs, than if they hadn't taken the pills,
the study found.
low body heat constitution is also called “false heat” condition in Chinese
medicine. The person with low body heat is likely to have a dry
mouth and often feel thirsty.
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