Hot Flashes Treatments
Different Kinds Of Hot Flashes Treatments
There can be so many options when it comes to hot flashes treatments that it can be overwhelming. Over the counter herbal supplements are the most popular due to phytoestrogens found in many of them which are estrogen-like plant compounds found in plants or herbs otherwise known as plant based menopause relief.
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Women may turn to other forms of treatment such as hypnosis, acupuncture, massage, biofeedback, hypnosis or aromatherapy, physical exercise (to build strong bones), relaxation and stress reduction, meditation, yoga, a healthy diet, and healthy lifestyle changes. Some experts recommend a diet that is rich in foods that promote estrogen levels (for example soy, tofu, miso, lentils, apples, alfalfa, cherries, potatoes, rice, kidney beans, wheat and yams), but how much do you have to eat and what if you don't even like allot of those foods? Although results can be greatly mixed and differ from woman to woman all of these treatments can be valid and effective.
Still, most women find that herbal supplements are the most convenient hot flashes treatment to follow, as the other menopause treatments require either a greater time or cost commitment. Women are trying different menopause treatments and combinations of them and they are getting mixed results.
Some women even quit smoking to try and reduce their hot flashes. The list goes on and on from simple home remedies like valerian root, vitamin b (which boost the nervous system), black cohosh, St. John's wort, omega-3 fatty acids, sage leave (for memory loss and concentration), liquids, powders, and teas, to more expensive or potentially harmful solutions like hormone replacement therapy (or hrt), testosterone, natural hormones, progestin, dhea supplements, creams, progesterone, bioidentical hormones. How can anyone make an informed decision with so many options and opinions available?
Recent studies at the Mayo Clinic have proved that the phytoestogens found in flax seed another hot flashes treatment can diminish or totally thwart hot flashes and night sweats.
More recently, a concentrated form of the flax seed phytoneutrient, called “flax-hull lignans”, have been found to produce 7 to 10 times the menopause symptom stopping power of whole ground flax seed.