Most menopause discussions refer especially to women over the age of 50, 60 years. Amazing news is that today, at least one percent of women aged between 20 and 40 years receive a cruel diagnosis of premature menopause.
Causes of premature menopause
Autoimmune diseases. Early menopause mostly occurs in young women affected by hormonal disorders. In this case, the immune system fights against the body and attacks the ovaries. Thyroid disease and rheumatoid arthritis are two causes of premature menopause. Symptoms may include irregular menstruation, ovarian dysfunction and loss of ovulation.
Genetics. Some woman can be born with one or more X chromosomes, or can inherit from the mother a certain predisposition to egg production dysfunction, which leads to premature menopause.
Surgery. In this case, a woman enters freely postoperative menopause after removing an ovary, the uterus or the fallopian tubes. These are surgeries that reduce the estrogen levels in the body and cause premature onset of menopause.
Cancer treatments. Chemotherapy and radiotherapy can lead to ovarian failure and early menopause. In this case, menopause may be temporary.
Tuberculosis. Infections may also have a strong impact on the ovaries and an indirect implication in the onset of menopause before age.
Symptoms of premature menopause:
– Hot flashes
– Migraine and Insomnia
– Weight gain (especially around the belly)
– Back, muscle and joint pain
– Nervousness, hysteria and unjustified crying
– Decreased memory
– Inability of getting pregnant
Natural remedies for premature menopause
Menopause that occurs according to age can be corrected with a hormone therapy (which has side effects), or by natural remedies.
In premature menopause, one can follow a hormone replacement therapy with estradiol, as long as the patient does more physical exercises, eliminates the alcohol, tobacco and noodles from the daily diet and consumes more fruits and vegetables.
Natural sources of estrogen:
• Chinese Ginseng
• Rye, alfalfa
• Royal jelly, bee pollen
• Vitamin E aliments
• Complex B vitamins
• Vitamin D
• Calcium and magnesium