Menopause starts when the ovaries start producing fewer hormones.
What is a hormone?
A hormone is a chemical substance produced in the body that controls and regulates the activity of certain cells or organs. "Hormone" means... to set in motion.
Why are hormones important?
Hormone imbalance in women is associated with every major disease that plagues western society:
Normal age of menopause is 35 to 55.
Tiny amounts of hormones cause large changes in the cells that lead to symptoms. They send and receive messages critical for many body functions. They are part of a regulatory system that plays a role in immune function... And most importantly…
They can make the difference between a good day and a bad day!
The 3 stages of menopause:
Peri-menopause Menopause and Post-menopause.
Peri-menopause symptoms or signs of early menopause:
More likely to have undergone a gynecological surgical procedure
Hormone response is as unique to each person as their own fingerprints. Hormone replacement therapy should not be considered without a thorough understanding of how all of the body’s hormones interact with each other.
My page about low estrogen symptoms explains about the glands that take over when the ovaries stop producing estrogen. These glands, the liver, the thyroid and the adrenals need to be in top shape for your natural treatment for menopause.
Hot flashes, flushes, night sweats and/or cold flashes, clammy feeling