The menopause matters as it causes lasting change in our bodies. It occurs because the ovaries no longer produce egg cells . The average age of the menopause is the early 50s. The levels of oestrogen and progesterone fluctuate, there is no definite cycle and periods stop.
The menopause is associated with the typical symptoms of the menopause, sweats, flushes etc. but conequent to the menopause and the drop in oestrogen vaginal and bladder issues may develop and finally bone and heart health may be affected.
Herbal medicine has many approaches to a healthy menopause including diet, herbs and exercise.