As a woman passes from mother stage of life to crone or grandmother stage of life, the transition is marked by menopause.
Menopause is the natural and permanent cessation of menstruation. Menopause usually occurs sometime betwen the ages of 45 and 55.menopause is sometimes called change of life. The term climacteric means both the life period during which a woman experiences female menopause and the corresponding period of life in a male.
The modern Western approach ignores the balance of the whole woman and focuses on covering up specific symptoms through the use of expensive patent drugs.
The ancient Egyptian view was similar to Chinese herbal medication in that it emphasized the use of natural herbs and foods to achieve a natural balance (called Maat) appropriate for each particular woman.
Pr Ntr Kmt offers articles on a wide variety of foods and herbs. These articles include both ancient magickal beliefs and modern scientific facts (science originated in the ancient Egyptian religion in such fields as alchemy/chemistry, astrology/astronomy, physics, medicine, and botany).
science of menopause
During menopause a womans ovaries stop releasing eggs and her body reduces its production of estrogen and other hormones. The transition is usually a gradual process. Premature menopause can be caused by disease, infection, or ailment. Artificial menopause can be the result of surgery, irradiation, or hormonal therapy.
Natural Menopause by Mary Lambert. You must be at least 18 years of age to order this book. For the growing number of women concerned about the risks of Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT), this book offers safe, natural alternatives. Prevent and treat hot flashes, night sweats, mood swings, and lack of concentration with complementary therapies, including Chinese Medicine, acupuncture, meditation, herbs, massage, yoga, and aromatherapy. Examine health and lifestyle issues, including stress, sex, diet, exercise, osteoporosis, and heart disease, and cultivate ways to nurture, relax, and rebalance the body in its new hormonal state. With 160 photos and how-to exercises, its everything you need to make menopause the natural event and positive change that it is. 128 Full color pages. Adam & Eve
Review by anonymous. old-fashioned, but effective This has down-to-earth answers that have worked for women like me for hundreds of years without having to resort to those risky, expensive, and artificial drugs. I also liked the parts of the book that dealt with how to maintain your life the way you like it, including ways to make sure your sex drive and your figure dont fall by the wayside. 24 August 2005 anonymous at Adam & Eve
Etymology: New Latin menopausis from Latin meno- appended to the Greek pausis (pause) from Greek pausein (to stop).