1
Menopause and Ginseng
www.ginsengcare.com
www.OmaniClinic.com
2
Menopause Overview
 Menopause: the time when a woman stops
having menstrual periods
 Is not a disease nor an illness
...
3
A Woman’s Burden
 By the time women reach their late forties or
early fifties, their ovaries begin producing
less and l...
4
Symptoms
 Hot flashes
 Night sweats
 Vaginal dryness
 Mood swings
 Lack of concentration or irritability
 Interrup...
5
Causes
 Normally occurs between the ages of 45 and
55
 By changes in estrogen and progesterone
levels
 The ovaries ma...
6
Prevention
 Menopause is a natural and an expected part
of a woman's development
 It does not need to be prevented
 T...
7
Ways to Reduce Symptoms
 Control your blood pressure, cholesterol, and other
risk factors for heart disease.
 Do NOT s...
8
Treatment
 Menopause is a natural part of life and does not
necessarily require treatment
 Decide how to best proceed ...
9
Hormonal Therapy (HT)
 Many women turn to estrogen replacement therapy
as a means of finding relief from the burden of
...
10
Hormonal Therapy Side Effects
 Menopausal hormone therapy once seemed the
answer for many of the conditions women face...
11
Ginseng - the Natural Alternative
 Ginseng acts as an adaptogen, meaning it
can bring abnormal physiology into balance...
12
Ginseng and Hot Flashes
 Hot flashes are experienced by 60 - 85% of
menopausal women
 Many women experience the accom...
13
Ginseng and Sleep
 Many women will experience interrupted sleep or
even insomnia during menopause
 This results in a ...
14
Ginseng and Its Hormonal Effects
 Ginseng has been reported to produce an
estrogen - like effect on the vaginal mucosa...
15
Ginseng and Mood
 Animal studies have given evidence that
ginseng's ability to change the central
neuroendocrine syste...
16
Bing Han Ginseng
 Components preserved under low heat
(28°C) preparation
1. Adaptogen
2. Ginsenoside (Saponin)
3. Orga...
17
Bing Han Ginseng Effect
 Bing Han Ginseng is not drug nor medicine
 No herbs added.
Therefore, not toxic
 Low heat (...
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Menopause And Ginseng

  1. 1. 1 Menopause and Ginseng www.ginsengcare.com www.OmaniClinic.com
  2. 2. 2 Menopause Overview  Menopause: the time when a woman stops having menstrual periods  Is not a disease nor an illness  It is a transition between two phases of a woman's life.
  3. 3. 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. 4. 4 Symptoms  Hot flashes  Night sweats  Vaginal dryness  Mood swings  Lack of concentration or irritability  Interrupted sleep
  5. 5. 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. 6. 6 Prevention  Menopause is a natural and an 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. 7. 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. 8. 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. 9. 9 Hormonal Therapy (HT)  Many women 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. 10. 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. 11. 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. 12. 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. 13. 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. 14. 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. 15. 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. 16. 16 Bing Han Ginseng  Components preserved under low heat (28°C) preparation 1. Adaptogen 2. Ginsenoside (Saponin) 3. Organic germanium
  17. 17. 17 Bing Han Ginseng Effect  Bing Han Ginseng is not drug nor medicine  No herbs added. Therefore, not toxic  Low heat (28°C) preparation Therefore, 2-way balancing Western: Acid-base balance TCM : Yin-yang balance

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