Homeopathic Remedies for Menopause

The permanent cessation of menstrual periods in a woman is known as menopause. The age at which a woman attains menopause varies between 45-55 years. Menopause is a mark of the end of fertility in women. Menopause that occurs below the age of 40 years is referred to as premature menopause. The top homeopathic remedy for menopause is Sepia, which gives remarkable results in women going through menopause.

The Cause of Menopause

The reason for menopause is a decline in the hormones produced by the ovaries. Menopause is a natural process where the fertility of women is put to an end by the decreased production of hormones by the ovaries. Apart from being a natural phenomenon, menopause can also happen in cases of surgical hysterectomy, oophorectomy, chemotherapy, or radiation therapy.

Symptoms of Menopause

Around the menopausal period, a woman may have the classic symptoms of irregular periods, heavy periods, or scanty/short periods. In some females, the menses stop all of a sudden, without showing any irregularity. Other symptoms include hot flushes, mood swings, irritability, anxiety, hair thinning, vaginal dryness, decreased libido, weakness of bones and weight gain.

Hot Flushes during Menopause

One of the symptoms that tend to cause significant discomfort during menopause is hot flushes. A hot flush is a feeling of extreme heat felt in the upper parts of the body. The person may sweat a lot during a hot flush. A hot flush is almost always followed perspiration. The woman prefers to be in the fresh, open air, and bed coverings feel unbearable.

Clinical Depression during Menopause

Sometimes, women may experience the symptoms of clinical depression as a result of menopause. The classic symptoms include sadness, feeling lonely, weeping and a decrease in social interactions. The woman may not want to talk to others, and she may sit alone and cry.

Profuse Bleeding (Flooding with Clots)

Profuse bleeding (with blood clots in it)is a frequent occurrence during menopause. These clots can be bright red blood, and be expelled in large amounts through the vagina. This bleeding tends to get worse with the slightest movement, and the woman may feel a pain in the hips and back. Excessive flooding of blood can also cause fainting spells. The blood may also be dark, and pass along with clots. In some cases, the vaginal bleeding is watery, profuse and pale, and continues for a long time. There may be a lot of weakness due to extreme blood loss.

Homeopathy for Menopause

Homeopathic medicines help a woman transition through menopause safely and smoothly. Homeopathic medicines for menopause help manage the most troublesome symptoms related to the mind and the body. The top homeopathic medicines for menopause include Sepia, Lachesis, Ignatia, and Graphites.

Homeopathic Remedies for Menopause

Sepia – Top Homeopathic Medicine for Menopause

Sepia tops the list of homeopathic medicines for menopause. Sepia is known to give remarkable results in women during menopause. The most important symptoms for using Sepia are indifferent behavior towards family, friends, and irritability. Loss of love and affection for family and friends is also present. Aversion to do any mental and physical work may be present. Other features include hot flushes during menopause, sweating with hot flushes, loss of sex drive and dryness of the vagina. Another very characteristic symptom is a constant bearing down sensation in the uterus.

Lachesis – Homeopathic Remedy for Menopause with Hot Flushes

Lachesis is another significant homeopathic medicine for menopause. The most prominent symptom indicating the need for Lachesis is hot flushes and hot perspiration. Along with this, palpitations and fainting spells may also appear. In addition to this, any tight clothing around the waist and neck is extremely intolerable. Mentally, the female feels sad, depressed and weary of life. She wants to go away from home and talks constantly. Lachesis is also highly useful for treating headaches around the time of menopause. A headache is attended with a rush of blood to head, head congestion and heat sensation on top of the head.

Ignatia – Homeopathic Remedy Menopause with Mood swings and Depression

Ignatia is one of the most suitable homeopathic medicines for menopause where depression and mood swings are profoundly marked. The main symptoms that indicate the need for Ignatia are sadness, desire for loneliness, weeping spells, and changeable mood. The mood may change suddenly from sadness to happiness and from weeping to laughter. Sighing and brooding are also noted.

Sabina and Trillium Pendulum – Homeopathic Remedies for Excessive Uterine Bleeding

For profuse uterine bleeding during menopause, homeopathic medicines Sabina and Trillium Pendulum are indicated. These medicines help control profuse bleeding that noted in some women around menopause.
The noteworthy symptoms for using Sabina are gushing of the blood of partly fluid partly clotted nature from the uterus, worsening of uterine bleeding from motion, and pain from sacrum to pubis.

The symptom pointing towards the use of Trillium Pendulum is copious uterine hemorrhage with pain in hips and back. The blood is mostly bright red colored. Trillium Pendulum is also majorly indicated for menses appearing every two weeks during menopause age.

Graphites and Calcarea Carb – Homeopathic Remedies for Menopause In Females who gain Weight

Graphites and Calcarea Carb are the homeopathic medicines used to treat menopause in women who tend to gain weight.
Graphites is suited to menopausal women who are sad and despondent with obesity. Habitual constipation and a history of scanty, irregular periods are often found in females needing Graphites.

Calcarea Carb is an effective homeopathic medicine for overweight or obese females who have flab and are experiencing menopause. Mentally, the women needing Calcarea Carb may cry easily, and develop fears like fear of misfortune, fear of contagious disease, and fear of losing reason. Women requiring Calcarea Carb may have a history of profuse and prolonged periods during their fertile period. Calcarea Carb also helps in strengthening the bones that are weakened during menopause.

Amylenum Nitrosum: Homeopathic Remedy for Menopause with Acute Headache and Profuse Swelling

Amylenum Nitrosum is a natural Homeopathic medicine that is used to treat heat flushes during menopause along with profuse sweating. The woman may want to be near cool air, and there may be palpitations of the heart along with a headache and congestion in the head. The headache can get so bad that the woman may feel as if the head would burst.

Pulsatilla – Homeopathic Remedy for Menopause with Mood Swings

Pulsatilla is the ideal Homeopathic remedy for women who undergo sudden mood fluctuations and depict emotional instability. The woman needing Pulsatilla is usually of a mild and yielding nature and weeps very easily. If given consolation, such a woman feels relaxed.

Aconite – Homeopathic Remedy for Menopause with Anxiety

Aconite is a natural Homeopathic medicine used to control and treat anxiety that occurs along with menopause. Women who are mentally and physically very anxious are treated well with this homeopathic remedy. Anxiety, along with excessive restlessness, a need to change position very often while sleeping, doing work in haste, and excessive thirst with a desire to drink cold water are some other symptoms that indicate the need for Aconite in case of menopause.

Lycopodium – Homeopathic Remedy for Menopause with Hairfall

Homeopathic medicine Lycopodium works well to treat cases of menopause where the affected woman is known to suffer from incidences of hair fall. Women who need Lycopodium often crave sweets and hot drinks excessively and tend to have a history of chronic gastric troubles.


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