Menopause is defined as the ceasing of menstruation and it typically occurs between the ages of 45 and 55 years old. Unfortunately this process is much more complicated for most women and there are several symptoms that can hinder overall quality of life and mental well being.
Some women are so affected by menopause that they are willing to try anything including hormone replacement therapy, anti-depressants, numerous supplements, herbal remedies, and homeopathic options.
The success of these treatment options is individual to each woman and they should all be practiced under the supervision of a qualified health professional.
What Are Phytoserms?
Phytoserms, which are defined as testosterone boosters that combines bulbine natalensis and fadogia agrestis together as powerful herbs to boost testosterone.
They have recently gained popularity amongst the menopausal community in relation to the memory, mood and libido benefits.
They are extremely popular among the bodybuilding fitness community due to its ability to boost testosterone as a safer option over anabolic steroids.
Isoflavones are classified as a compound with both hormonal and non-hormonal properties, they are also used to help manage the hormonal symptoms that go along with menopause.
Isoflavones have phytoserms that act as estrogen receptor modulators and are considered to be phytoestrogens.
Estrogen is not specific in selecting tissues within the body as compared to phytoserms that exert estrogenic effects in specific desired tissues such as the circulatory system, skeletal system, and even neurological tissue, yet they typically have no effects on other tissues, such as the breast.
This therapy has a much lower risk for cancer development as compared to other therapies that do not have selective tissue capabilities.
Clinical trials show that women going through their first year of menopause (the year after the last period) have the worst symptoms of cognitive decline, their ability to retain information and think clearly is noticeably worse then it was before.
There is no direct proof that the hormone levels are direct influencers but the process of retaining new information, holding on to it and executing it are functions associated with regions of the brain known as the hippocampus and prefrontal cortex.
Coincidentally these are the areas of the brain that are saturated with estrogen receptors.
These finding suggest that phytoserms and their hormonal properties and selective tissue abilities can help alleviate the cognitive and memory issues associated with menopause through supervised therapeutic interventions.
The various biologic activities of isoflavones suggest that they offer many of the beneficial effects of estrogen without as much risk. Recent studies and trials suggest that these compounds support healthy cholesterol levels and support healthy bones.
This is also a major breakthrough for reducing the risk of cancer while managing menopause symptoms.
Additional Nutrition Considerations For Menopause Symptoms
- Flaxseed is also rich in phytoestrogens, a study out of the Mayo Clinic proves that 40 grams of flaxseed per day can reduce hot flashes, sleep disturbances, and improve mood.
- Black Cohosh is a natural remedy for menopausal women who suffer from hot flashes, Harvard Medical School warns those who are considering this supplement that it can cause upset stomach and low blood pressure.
- Mexican Wild Yams (natural progesterone) has been reported to show improvements in all menopausal symptoms including cognitive and libido issues but due to the lack of safety testing North American Medical Doctors are hesitant to recommend.
- Omega 3 Fatty Acids found in cold- water fish like wild salmon, trout and sardines have been shown to improve mood imbalances in menopausal women.
- Reduce alcohol consumption because alcohol has been identified as a trigger for menopausal symptoms and will increase the risk for certain cancers and cognitive decline.
Maintaining an active healthy lifestyle while practicing moderation of processed foods, alcohol and eliminating most sugar and trans fatty acids can decrease and/or prevent menopausal symptoms.
Consider phytoserm therapy under the supervision of a qualified health professional as a lower risk option to natural hormone therapy. P
Phytoserms are less likely to work as fast as synthetic higher risk options. Not only will the phytoserms help reduce cognitive decline they have also been linked to weight reduction, increased libido and improving overall mood and confidence.
As with any supplement or herbal therapy, quality is extremely important and the higher the quality the greater the expense. Work with your health professional to obtain a safe, high quality and pure phytoserm herbal testosterone booster.
As these herbal therapies evolve there will be more research on the overall effectiveness and safety of these isoflavone extracts with hormonal and non-hormonal properties.
At this time phytoserms are viewed as safe with few side effects and overall they have been shown to improve quality of life and vitality for women who are going through menopause.
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