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10 Top homeopathic remedies for menopausal symptoms

Homeopathic remedies for menopausal symptoms

If you are looking for a natural treatment to tackle those annoying menopausal symptoms, have you ever thought about giving homeopathy a try?

Homeopathy is all about tailoring the treatment to you, taking into account not just the physical symptoms but also how you're feeling emotionally. It's like a personalised care package for your well-being.

Did you know that homeopathy has a good track record in dealing with menopausal symptoms?

A study on the effectiveness of homeopathy shows the success of homeopathic treatments for perimenopausal and menopausal symptoms. The study found that homeopathy was found to be useful in relieving menopausal symptoms including hot flashes, night sweats, anxiety, palpitation, depression, or insomnia.

What are your menopausal symptoms? What have you tried to alleviate them?

Homeopathic remedies for menopausal symptoms

The top homeopathic remedies I use most often to treat menopausal symptoms are:

1. Sepia:
  • Lots of symptoms but a main physical characteristic is a dragging down sensation

  • Hot flushes which rise upwards with perspiration, and feel easily chilled

  • Bearing down sensation on pelvis

  • Waking up to palpitations

  • Irritable

  • Mentally and physically worn out

  • May feel alienated from those closest to them

  • Anxious and worry a lot

  • Mood swings

  • Heightened sensitivity to smells and to touch

  • Worse from staying still, and feel great after exercise

  • Dry skin

  • Heavy bleeding

2. Lachesis:
  • Intensity with internal pressure. There is an inner drive with nowhere for it to go

  • Feels constricted

  • Hot flushes, panic attacks, palpitations

  • Symptoms move from left to right

  • Melancholic disposition

  • Depression in menopause

  • Feeling of hunger returns soon after eating

  • Mind faster than tongue

  • Perceptive, very sensitive and easily hurt

  • History of hurt leads to protecting with suspicion, and are constantly on guard

  • Can drain people around them

  • Feeling of being abandoned

3. Cimicifuga:
  • Alternation of physical and mental symptoms

  • Overwhelmed with gloom, as if surrounded by a cloud

  • Cold and chilly

  • A lot of lower back pain

  • Worried about losing control especially during the menopause

  • Bearing down sensation

  • Hot flushes with a pale face

  • Feel like constantly facing danger

  • Ailments from fright and are easily frightened

  • Depression, with a sense of hopelessness, no light at the end of the tunnel

4. Sulphur:
  • Frequent flashes of heat during the day

  • Hot flushes with hot head, hands, feet

  • Must throw covers off

  • Mild perspiration, fatigue, faintness

  • Emptiness at pit of stomach

  • Dry itching skin

  • Easily bored

  • Persistent thoughts / Sleeplessness

  • Worse 11am, at night

  • Worse standing

5. Calc carb:
  • Hot flushes and head sweats

  • Mental or physical jaded state due to overwork

  • Worry

  • Frequent waking at night

  • Arthritis, stiffness of joints or foot cramps since menopause

  • Thirst for cold drinks

  • Worse ascending, milk, or pressure of clothes

  • Change of weather aggravates

6. Aconite:
  • Ailments from fright or shock

  • May have severe panic attacks

  • May only feel safe when alone

  • This remedy can ease women through difficult changes at menopause

  • Flushes of heat and drenching sweats

  • Mood swings

  • Restless and irritated, and cannot relax

  • Symptoms come on very quickly

7. Folliculinum:
  • All sorts of cycle problems including cycle irregularites

  • Symptoms from ovulation to menses

  • Mood swings from aggression to apathy

  • PMS symptoms

  • Sore breasts, migraines, nausea, vomiting

  • Hot flushes and night sweats

  • Dizziness

  • Fatigue and the feeling of being drained

  • Exacerbation of candida symptoms

  • Abdominal rumblings and feeling of bloatedness

  • Weepy and depressed

  • Indecisive

  • Intolerant of noise, touch or heat

8. Sanguinaria:
  • Flushing red cheeks

  • Burning sensations, burning palms and soles

  • Pulsating headache on the right side

  • Craves spices

  • Lethargic, averse to work

  • Worse wet weather, odours, noise

9. Gelsemium
  • Hot flushes alternating with chills up and down the spine

  • Apathy and depression

  • State of illness

  • Muscular weakness, causing aching, heaviness and soreness

  • Heavy droopy eyelids

  • Extreme exhaustion

  • Desire to be alone

10. Pulsatilla:
  • Flushes of heat

  • Sweats at night and in the morning

  • Crave fresh air and like to go outside

  • Restless and have to move to readjust position

  • Worse for stuffy rooms or cigarettes

  • Worse rich food

  • Thirstlessness

  • Changing, shifting symptoms

Finding the best remedy for those perimenopausal ups and downs is all about finding the right match. We're looking for that remedy that mirrors how you're feeling the most.

You may want to self-prescribe and treat yourself. However, if there is no improvement after a few weeks you may want to speak with a trained homeopath.

My approach is that I also often use homeopathic liver support remedies as the liver works very hard during menopause. I also often use remedies to support the adrenals, as the adrenals take over hormone production from the ovaries during perimenopause.

Most people that come to see me want to try the natural approach to managing their menopausal symptoms.

The first consultation is an assessment where we go through your symptoms in a lot of detail. I like to ask a lot of questions about the menopausal symptoms that you are experiencing.

We then have follow-up appointments every 4-6 weeks. These follow-on treatments are important to ensure gradual progress. In the follow-up appointments, we discuss any changes and how you are feeling.

I want women to know that they have a choice. They do not have to take HRT, if they choose not to. They do not have to take anti-depressants if they choose not to.

This way is a natural and gentle way to go through menopause.


Is homeopathy for you?

Homeopathy is used all over the world for so many health issues, including menopausal symptoms. I would love to speak to you if you think I may be able to help support you during menopause.

Next steps

I offer a free 30 minute discovery call. During this call, we talk about you, your symptoms, and how they are affecting you. I will ask you some questions to see if homeopathy may be beneficial to you.

I am always happy to hear from you.

Naziana x

Homeopathy for Women's Health offering Homeopathy for Menopausal Symptoms Including Hot Flushes


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