I would like to mention two products that are natural alternatives to HRT. They are Flash-Ease and Natural Changes.
The news reporters seem to offer two alternatives either take HRT with possible risks or stop and suffer hot flushes etc. No-one seems to be mentioning the natural alternatives.
YOU DON'T HAVE TO SUFFER THE PROBLEMS OF HOT FLUSHES ETC MENOPAUSE CAN BRING THERE ARE NATURAL ALTERNATIVES!
The front pages of the newspapers, there is a huge scare once again about taking HRT. Quotes from the newspapers are below, then details on safe natural alternatives and finally a list and details of numerous studies showing the severe health risks of taking HRT. Please read it and feel free to print out and give it to anyone
that you know that will benefit: -
The Times 'The study by the Medical Research Council and Cancer Research UK,
investigated more than one million women, half of whom had used HRT.
The largest study of its kind has found that, over the past decade, HRT has been responsible for 20,000 extra cases of Breast Cancer in Britain. The study published by the medical journal Lancet, showed that if a woman
stopped HRT, the risk of developing cancer dropped back to that of non-users
within a few years.'
The Daily Mail, 'HRT can double the risk of Breast Cancer. A massive British
study of a million women found the risk of cancer can be twice as high for
those taking the most common form of HRT for ten years. Government experts are now issuing an alert to GPs and hospitals over the treatment which is being blamed for 20,000 cancer cases in the past ten years.'
The Guardian, 'An unprecedented study of the medical histories of nearly
1.1m British women who were cancer-free as they entered the national screening programme revealed that those on some types of HRT were twice as likely to develop breast cancer as those who had not used it. The so called
Million Women Study, of whom about half used HRT, also indicated for the first time that the increased risk started between one and two years after use, dashing any suggestions that increased cancer risk only developed after
long-term use. But the risks grew larger the longer the HRT treatment continued.'
Here are details of just two natural products Flash-Ease and Natural Changes. I know of many people who have come off HRT using these
products with great success. Both products can be taken together along with or without HRT. The products are used by many health specialists as Natural alternatives.
Flash-Ease is a herbal supplement for relieving the side effects of the Menopause using standardised Black cohosh and Dong quai.
It is a time-released formula using natural organic ingredients, formulated
according to respected German studies.
Flash Ease contains both Black Cohosh and Dong Quai. The following information describes what these ingredients do:
Probably the most studied plant providing phytoestrogens.
German Commission approved black cohosh as a natural treatment for the menopause. In 1997 alone a commercial extract of Black Cohosh sold over 10 million monthly units in Australia, Germany and US.
The American Medical Association even published an article confirming Black cohoshs safety and effectiveness as a natural remedy for menopausal
German researchers conduced a study with 700 menopausal women. Over 80% experienced definite improvements in their symptoms within 6 to 8 weeks, with most noticing benefits within 4 weeks. After 6 to 8 weeks a large
percentage achieved complete relief of menopausal symptoms which included
headaches, heart palpitations, hot flushes, nervousness/irritability, profuse perspiration, ringing in the ears and vertigo.
A 12 week double-blind study compared Black cohosh to drug alternatives Diazepam (a Valium-like drug) and conjugated estrogens. The results clearly showed an advantage to using Black Cohosh for relieving menopausal anxiety and depression, especially in light of the herbs safety and lack of side-effects.
Widely used and recognised across the world for its role in relieving female complaints such as menstrual irregularities and menopause.
American Journal of Chinese medicine published research that proves Dong quai contains phytoestrogens which help regulate estrogenic activity in the body. Further more Dong quai is effective for relieving hot flushes due to
the herbs estrogenic activity and ability to dilate blood vessels.
When Dong quai is mixed with Black cohosh at particular dosage levels then they form a highly effective combination to address menopausal symptoms that are far greater than their ability when taken singularly.
2nd health product
Natural Changes comes in a convenient packet with daily sachets containing the following ingredients in an easy to take format. Each sachets includes the following ingredients, specially formulated for optimal synergistic
2 capsules C-X
Black Cohosh root, Licorice Root, Siberian Ginseng root, Sarsaparilla root, Squaw Vine herb, Blessed thistle herb, False Unicorn herb
Nourishes the adrenal glands which enhance the bodys ability to handle stress, alleviates muscle spasms, calms nerves, helps regulate metabolism, relieves pain and reduces inflammation.
1 capsule Wild Yam & Chaste Tree root & berries
Helps balance the glandular system even when stemming from an over or under-active glandular function. Designed to alleviate symptoms associated both with menstrual and menopausal complaints.
1 capsule Flax Seed Oil (1000mg)
Contains essential fatty acids which are essential for life and must be obtained from the diet. Contains Omega 3 essential fatty acid (twice that found in fish oils) plus Omega 6 and Omega 9 essential fatty acids. These fatty acids have shown to help prevent heart disease and certain types of cancer. Also beneficial for hormonal balance.
Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin D, Vitamin B-6, Vitamin B-12, Calcium, Iron,
Phosphorus, Magnesium, Copper, Manganese, Potassium, Boron, Horsetail herb,
Betaine HCl, Papaya Fruit, Parsley herb, Pineapple fruit, Valerian root,Licorice root.
Powerful combination to feed and support the skeletal system. Contains ingredients that are needed by the body for building healthy bones,
ligaments, muscles, tendons, hair nails and skin tissue.
Vitamin C, Vitamin B-1, B-2, B-6, B-12, Folic acid, Biotin, Pantothenic acid, schizandra fruit, choline, wheat germ flour, inositol, Bee Pollen, Para amino benzoic acid (PABA) Lemon Bioflavonoid, Valerian root, Passion
Flower, and Hops flowers.
Nutri-Calm enhances the bodys ability to adapt to hormonal fluctuations and helps relieve anxiety, tension, stressed nerves, relaxes muscle tension, reduces the negative effect of stress on the body, insomnia and nervousness.
Dear Sue I have to tell you that since I began my supplements from you for menopause, I heave felt so much better, and have lost 7lbs in weight, so thanks for your advice and support. I have been weaning myself off HRT by taking the 2mg tabs I was prescribed, alternate days with your supplements, for 1 month, the asked my GP for 1mg tabs which again I took on alternate days with your supplements. So now I have just begun to take the supplements on their own.
Many thanks Margaret Ramage;
I hope that is of interest to people....
There are alternatives out there!
Contact : Sue Bailey
Tel : 0208 852 0742
Fax : 0208 852 0742