What are perimenopausal symptoms?
Perimenopause is the phase of a woman's life just before the start of the menopause, or at the onset of menopause. In the US, the average age of menopause is 51, while perimenopause can begin in a woman 's late 30s. Most women start experiencing perimenopausal symptoms at around age 45.
The first sign of perimenopause is often a change in the menstrual periods, which is different for each woman. Periods may become longer or shorter, heavier or lighter, more or less frequent. Women can also experience hot flashes, night sweats, weight gain, hair loss, dry eyes, vaginal dryness, irritability, mood swings, depression, forgetfulness, insomnia, and a loss of sexual arousal.
What are the causes of perimenopausal symptoms?
Although menopause is associated with a drop in estrogen, perimenopause is characterized by drops in progesterone, leading to signs of excess estrogen rather than deficiency. During this phase, some women may experience a number of physical and emotional changes, called perimenopausal symptoms.
How does Chinese medicine manage perimenopausal symptoms?
In the Chinese medical perspective, when a woman enters her 40s, the kidney essence, which is related to hormones, starts to drop and causes hormone levels to become imbalanced. Our Perimenopausal Symptoms Formula helps to support the kidney system and to soothe the liver in order to balance your hormones and delay your menopause.
Who will benefit from our Chinese herbal medicine for perimenopausal Symptoms?
Women in their late 30s who have started to notice changes in their menstrual periods.
Women in their early 40s who start to experience some of the symptoms we describe above
For how long do I need to take the Perimenopausal Symptoms Formula to see results?
Usually, you will see some improvement within one month, though it may take 1 to 2 months to eliminate perimenopausal symptoms and return your menstrual periods to normal. Then, you can continue to take a low dose in order to support your hormone levels, delay menopause and prevent menopausal symptoms.