As middle-aged women gradually lose their ovarian function, their hormones begin to decline and their physical function starts to go downhill. If a woman’s physiology is not well regulated, she will suffer from serious menopausal disorders. According to traditional Chinese medicine, the age of menopause is 14 years old and the age of menopause is 49 years old. Therefore, we provide segmented care and treatment for women’s health care needs and diseases that are more likely to occur with age.
Chinese medicine Dr. Sheng-Pu Lee said that women with the liver as the innate, the liver collects blood, with the damp veins and the uterus, also known as the sea of blood, so a woman’s monthly physiological period to come or not, more or less will affect her appearance, color, and even emotional response; if the physiological period is not well adjusted, will lead to many gynecological diseases, so adjust the body should be “liver” to start. As for menopausal women, they should pay more attention to maintenance and regulation of qi and blood in order to be healthy and beautiful.
Dr. Sheng-Pu Lee further explained that after a woman enters menopause, the bone marrow hematopoietic function begins to degenerate, menstrual blood volume also begins to decrease, endocrine disorders, metabolism also becomes poor, insufficient blood supply will even affect the heart function. Due to the lack of kidney yin, the body is dehydrated, resulting in dry mouth, dry skin, dry eyes, and dry heat. The decrease in vaginal secretions also affects sexual life, which in turn affects emotions and the couple’s bedtime relationship. Therefore, during menopause, it is important to replenish blood, clear fire and improve blood circulation.
What are the herbs for menopausal women? Dr. Sheng-Pu Lee pointed out that the herbs used in the formula include ginseng to nourish the vital energy in the lung; scutellaria to clear heat and purge fire; Chuanxiong to invigorate blood circulation and remove blood stasis, move qi and open stagnation; Dangniu to promote water circulation; Dahuang to remove blood stasis and clear menstruation; talc to promote water circulation and laxative; angelica to nourish blood and moisten dryness and smooth intestines. The combination of these herbs is effective for menopausal tonicity, blood nourishment, blood weakness, post-illness disorders, back pain, physiological disorders, lack of vital energy and physical weakness.
“The good should not just be a memory, it should be able to continue.” Dr. Sheng-Pu Lee mentioned that the health care of menopausal women during this period is the most important, by doing a good physical conditioning, through Chinese herbs to nourish the blood, clear the fire, and improve blood circulation, enhance the activation of the kidney function, improve the internal environmental protection, so that the blood is sufficient, glowing, to solve the obstacles brought about by menopause, in order to nourish the health. Women should not give up the life they should enjoy after entering menopause. Every age should live the life of the moment and live in their own age.