Menopause And Ginseng

Uploaded on in Toronto promotes health and wealth with refined ginseng powder as ginseng business opportunity and ginseng business for most health problems esp menopause. in Toronto promotes health and wealth with refined ginseng powder as ginseng business opportunity and ginseng business for most health problems esp menopause.

  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Be the first to comment
No Downloads


Total Views
On Slideshare
From Embeds
Number of Embeds



Embeds 0

No embeds

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

    No notes for slide


  • 1. Menopause and Ginseng
  • 2. Menopause Overview
    • Menopause: the time when a woman stops having menstrual periods
    • Is not a disease or an illness
    • It is a transition between two phases of a woman's life.
  • 3. A Woman’s Burden
    • By the time women reach their late forties or early fifties, their ovaries begin producing less and less of the reproductive hormones estrogen and progesterone
    • Resulting in the uncomfortable symptoms commonly known as MENOPAUSE
    • During menopause, a woman will usually experience many symptoms which will greatly interfere with her quality of life
  • 4. Symptoms
    • Hot flashes
    • Night sweats
    • Vaginal dryness
    • Mood swings
    • Lack of concentration or irritability
    • Interrupted sleep
  • 5. Causes
    • Normally occurs between the ages of 45 and 55
    • By changes in estrogen and progesterone levels
    • The ovaries make less of these hormones over time
  • 6. Prevention
    • Menopause is a natural and expected part of a woman's development
    • It does not need to be prevented
    • There are ways to reduce or eliminate some of the symptoms of menopause
  • 7. Ways to Reduce Symptoms
    • Control your blood pressure, cholesterol, and other risk factors for heart disease.
    • Do NOT smoke. Cigarette use can cause early menopause
    • Eat a low-fat diet.
    • Get regular exercise. Resistance exercises help strengthen your bones and improve your balance.
    • If you show early signs of bone loss or have a strong family history of osteoporosis, talk to your doctor about medications that can help stop further weakening.
    • Take calcium and vitamin D
  • 8. Treatment
    • Menopause is a natural part of life and does not necessarily require treatment
    • Decide how to best proceed by talking with your doctor
    • A treatment plan must be considered on an individual basis-also called a personal health strategy
    • Hormonal Therapy (HT) : Drawbacks
    • TCM
  • 9. Hormonal Therapy (HT)
    • Many woman turn to estrogen replacement therapy as a means of finding relief from the burden of menopausal symptoms
    • Estrogen replacement has been shown to significantly reduce the frequency of hot flashes, and patients receiving this treatment reported improved sleep quality and sense of well being.
    • It has also been found to decrease sleep latency
  • 10. Hormonal Therapy Side Effects
    • Menopausal hormone therapy once seemed the answer for many of the conditions women face as they age
    • In fact, long-term use of hormone therapy poses serious risks and may increase the risk of heart attack and stroke
    • Hormone therapy may cause other side effects:
    • Bleeding, bloating, breast tenderness or enlargement, headaches, mood changes, and nausea
  • 11. Ginseng - the Natural Alternative
    • Ginseng acts as an adaptogen, meaning it can bring abnormal physiology into balance by helping the body increase resistance against noxious or stressful physical, chemical, or biological influences
    • Ginseng's potential capacity to increase nonspecific resistance to various stressors is the reason it has been used as an alternative treatment for menopausal symptoms
  • 12. Ginseng and Hot Flashes
    • Hot flashes are experienced by 60 - 85% of menopausal women
    • Many women experience the accompaniment of palpitations, vertigo, weakness, or feeling of anxiety to their hot flashes
    • the effects of ginseng on body temperature and the release of adrenocorticotrophic hormone (ACTH)
    • ACTH stimulates the release of fatty acids and the utilization of glucose, which are important for providing energy to deal with stressors
  • 13. Ginseng and Sleep
    • Many women will experience interrupted sleep or even insomnia during menopause
    • This results in a high instance of irritability, forgetfulness, difficulty in concentrating, and fatigue
    • Ginseng is believed to possess bipolar properties - it can instigate sleep and also help reduce fatigue
    • The results revealed a decrease in the amount of wakefulness and an increase in slow wave sleep
  • 14. Ginseng and Its Hormonal Effects
    • Ginseng has been reported to produce an estrogen - like effect on the vaginal mucosa
    • Resulting in the relief of the vaginal dryness which accompanies menopause
  • 15. Ginseng and Mood
    • Animal studies have given evidence that ginseng's ability to change the central neuroendocrine system results in enhanced mood following ginseng administration
    • In a study of the effect of ginseng versus placebo on mood, significant increases in subjective feelings of vitality, concentration, sleep, work output, and mood were noted in older females ages 40-60 years old
  • 16. Big Han Ginseng
    • Components preserved under low heat (28°C) preparation
    • 1. Adaptogen
    • 2. Ginsenoside (Saponin)
    • 3. Organic germanium
  • 17. Bing Han Ginseng Effect
    • Bing Han Ginseng is not drug nor medicine
    • No herbs
    • Therefore, not toxic
    • Low heat (28°C) preparation
    • Therefore, 2-way balancing
    • Western: Acid-base balance
    • TCM : Yin-yang balance