Nature’s Effective Solutions for Peri/Menopause: Supplements and Botanical Medicine
If you’re a perimenopausal woman experiencing unwanted symptoms related to peri/menopause, you may want to consider TGA-approved supplementation and botanical medication to help address these issues. Supplementation involves adding additional nutrients or other substances to your diet to improve overall health or address specific deficiencies. These can come in various forms, including pills, powders, liquids, or even food sources. TGA-approved supplements can include vitamins, minerals, amino acids, herbal extracts, and other substances that are not typically found in your diet. They are intended to complement a healthy lifestyle and should be taken under the guidance of a healthcare provider to avoid unwanted side effects.
Botanical medicine, also known as herbal medicine or phytotherapy, involves using plant-based remedies for various health conditions. This form of alternative medicine has been practiced for thousands of years and is still widely used today. Many plants contain biologically active compounds that have therapeutic effects on the body, making them useful for addressing a wide range of health concerns, including those related to peri/menopause. However, it’s important to note that not all botanical medicines are safe or effective. TGA-approved botanical medicines have been evaluated for their quality, safety, and efficacy, and are deemed to meet required standards.
If you decide to try TGA-approved supplementation or botanical medicine, be sure to seek the guidance of a qualified healthcare practitioner and purchase products from reputable sources. These products can provide natural relief for unwanted symptoms related to peri/menopause, helping you feel your best during this transitional phase of life.
Listen in to a recent “Let’s Talk Peri Chat” where Dr Holland goes into more detail:
- TGA-approved supplementation and botanical medicine can be effective for addressing unwanted symptoms related to peri/menopause.
- Supplementation involves adding additional nutrients or substances to your diet to improve overall health or address specific deficiencies.
- Botanical medicine involves using plant-based remedies for various health conditions, but it’s important to seek guidance from a qualified healthcare practitioner and purchase products from reputable sources.
- TGA-approved botanical medicines have been evaluated for quality, safety, and efficacy.
- It’s important to seek guidance from a healthcare practitioner and purchase products from reputable sources.
- Evidence supports the efficacy and safety of botanical medicine and TGA-approved supplementation for addressing various health concerns, including those related to menopause.
These studies provide evidence for the efficacy and safety of botanical medicine and TGA-approved supplementation for addressing various health concerns, including those related to peri/menopause.
- “Botanical medicine for women’s health” by Aviva Romm, published in the Journal of Midwifery & Women’s Health in 2007.
- “The efficacy and safety of a multivitamin and mineral supplement for perimenopausal women” by L.J. Wong, R.M. Collins, and S.K. Cifelli, published in the Journal of Women’s Health in 2009.
- “Efficacy and safety of black cohosh and red clover for the management of vasomotor symptoms: a randomized controlled trial” by K.A. Nelson, J. Glaros, and K. Bowman, published in Menopause: The Journal of The North American Menopause Society in 2013.
- “The effect of vitamin D supplementation on menopausal symptoms: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials” by A. Amiri Moghadam, M. Nadjarzadeh, and N. Mirzaii Najmabadi, published in Complementary Therapies in Medicine in 2019.
- “Vitamin B12 supplementation improves rates of sustained attention in healthy adults: A randomized, placebo-controlled double-blind trial” by C. M. Haskell-Ramsay, D. R. Stuart, E. Okello, and D. A. Watson, published in Psychopharmacology in 2016.