Menopause Vitamins

Menopause vitamins may sound funny to some people, but to women (and their husbands) who are suffering it's no laughing matter ...

As we mentioned to women (and their husbands) who are suffering from the adverse side effects that menopause can bring on, information about menopause vitamins signify very important knowledge to have. (Men may want to see Male Menopause Symptoms)

Menopause is marked predominantly by a decrease in estrogen levels in women. These biochemicals get reduced in production and replenishment because of the signals throughout the female body that the time for getting pregnant is over. As the female body goes through these significant physiological changes, symptoms like "hot flushes" and, for about 20% of women, diminished sexual appetite arise. However, levels of vitamin E also diminish with menopause, and this can cause problems, too. A sudden lack of vitamin E is the root cause of older women suddenly looking fat, flabby, and "saggy". (Also see Natural Remedies for Hot Flashes)

Many women  are told that so-called "menopause vitamins" really won't do much for them. This is simply untrue. Menopause vitamins can reverse the unwanted side-effects of the second half of a woman's life.
  • Vitamin A: Lack of this vitamin means lack of estrogen. The human body can't make estrogens without the A vitamin in the cell tissues.
  • B Vitamins: Much research has concluded that a lack of B vitamins inhibits reproduction. So, an abundance of B vitamins is correlated with high estrogen levels in females.

  • Vitamin C: Vitamin C and progesterone (a biochemical that acts to prepare the uterus for the implantation of a fertilized ovum) are interdependent. Cells can't create progesterone in the absence of vitamin C, the only vitamin that the human body doesn't create on its own. Eat your fruits and vegetables or take supplements extracted from them in order to get your vitamin C.

  • Vitamin D: There is a very real relationship between sunlight exposure and bone strength. Elderly people in modern times don't get much sunlight and, guess what? There is also chronic vitamin D deficiency among our modern elderly men and women. Our bones need vitamin D to make calcium, and we know that our elderly people suffer from an epidemic of osteoporosis. This is not directly related to menopause per se, but it corresponds with menopause in the vast majority of women, as their depleted sexual energy levels go together with other factors to make them less enthusiastic about getting out in the sun.
  • Vitamin E: Vitamin E, just like estrogens, helps to keep blood vessels opened up through the control of the high and low density fats flowing through our blood. Once again, this may not be a direct result of menopause, but with age the ability of the body to produce vitamin E diminishes, and for many women its signs become noticeable right after menopause sets in.

Menopause vitamins can also be supplemented and enhanced by some good menopause herbs and other natural treatments. There are herbs that increase adrenalin and seem to also increase estrogen levels. Among these are borage, black cohosh, cypress, wild yam, Siberian ginseng, licorice, sage, and nettle.

So, if you're a woman who still thinks of yourself as looking and feeling vivacious, do not go gently into that dark night of menopause! Get your menopause vitamins and keep living the good life!

Female Rejuvenatorfrom Xtend Life may be worth considering.

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