According to medical definition, menopause occurs when woman hasn’t menstruated in 12 consecutive months and can no longer become pregnant naturally. For most women in Taiwan, menopause usually occurs between the ages of 48 to 52. That is after 40s, most women will face some symptoms of menopause. However, the degrees of symptoms and the lasting of menopause depend on everyone. Not every woman needs medical treatment. Common symptoms for Asian woman are sleep disorder, backache, hot flashes, night sweats and so on. There are three main hormone stages in one woman’s life, including puberty, menopause and post menopause. During the menopause stage, functions of ovaries get low and hormone starts to decrease. Thus, menopause syndrome may occur and cause discomfort and inconvenient on daily life. For solving these annoying problems, our ob&gyn and Chinese medicine department provide some useful solutions for publics.
Dr. CHEN Wei-Ling suggests that woman severely suffering from the syndrome may search for doctor’s help; find out what prescription is suitable, keep exercising and a balanced diet. Moreover, there are few Chinese medicine treatments that can relieve the discomfort. According to patients’ condition, Chinese physician will provide different medicine or acupuncture. Besides medical treatment, there are also some Chinese teas that alleviate the syndrome.
Menopause is a stage that every woman will go through. It’s necessary to take good care, search for help and treatments, face the transition of hormone and embrace oneself. Everyone can be healthy and beautiful again.