Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Hormone Natural Menopause

When it comes to menopause if you haven't experienced it yet, chances are you

may know someone that has experienced it or may be experiencing it right now.

There are a lot of hormone drugs out there to take during menopause but will all

of them cause a hormone natural menopause? When you are looking to take a drug

for your menopause you may want to look into it and find out what you want it to


If you are wondering just what type of hormone to take for your hormone nature

menopause you may want to consider doing a bit or research on this or consulting

your doctor. If you consult your doctor about it chances are they will prescribe

to you the best type of drug that will make it seem to you like a hormone

natural menopause.

What Is Natural Menopause?

As you may already know a natural menopause is when your monthly cycle comes to

an end. This means you will no longer be ovulating any longer.

What Is Perimenopause?

Perimenopause is what happens before you actually experience menopause. It is

like a warning that you are nearing menopause. Perimenopause can actually last

anywhere from five to fifteen years.

Functions that are actually responsible for causing the symptoms of

perimenopause involve the brain actually sending out hormones that are trying to

stimulate the development of the ovarian follicles. In this case it is actually

common for a woman's ovaries to respond erratically. When this happens the

hormones are known to fluctuate from month to month.

Are There Any Risks In Natural Hormone Menopause?

With everything you know that there will be at least a few risk factors.

- If a woman is taking estrogen for her natural hormone during menopause she

will have an increased risk of endometrial cancer.

- If a woman combines oral estrogen along with progestin her risk of breast

cancer will slightly go up. Also this may make a woman's mammograms more

difficult to interpret.

- When taking natural hormones during menopause you will be slightly increasing

your risk when it comes to ovarian cancer.

- When taking oral estrogens such as Premarin you may actually be slightly

increasing your risk of blood clots.

- Also when you take oral estrogens such as Premarin you will have an even

higher risk of gallbladder disease.

- Women who take natural hormones can also experience breast pain. But this will

go away later on.

- When taking oral estrogens women may experience a bit of nausea

- When dealing with progestins you may feel bloated

- Progestins can also put you in a bad mood and make you feel down.

What it all comes down to is, all women have to go through menopause some time

in their life so they should do a bit of research ahead of time before menopause

actually begins to take over their bodies so that they will have an idea on the

types of medicine to take along with the type of pain they will be going

through. Menopause is known to affect millions of women every year so you should

know that you are never alone when it comes to dealing with menopause, in fact,

the women who are going through menopause each year actually seems to be going

up in number. Menopause can affect all women from every walk of life.

Normally it starts around the ages between 45-52, but it is known to start even

in the early 20's. You can be experiencing menopause symptoms and not even know

it. If you think you are going through menopause then you may need to get in

touch with a doctor so that he or she can start you on some natural hormone


If your doctor tells you to that you are going through menopause then just

simply pats you on your back and tells you to go home and takes a bit of Tylenol

or Aspirin you should not take this for an answer. Also you should be aware that

many doctors incorrectly prescribe hormone treatments to their patients.

There are a lot of risks involved in natural hormone treatment for menopause but

what it all comes down to is that it is your choice alone and no one else can

make this choice for you.

Dawn M. Olsen is an Advocate for Better Women's Health through Education, Recipe Developer, Soy Food Enthusiast and the Author of "Menopause A to Z - A Definitive Guide to Modern Menopause. Find out more about how to deal with menopause symptoms.