The transition into menopause usually begins between the ages of 40-51 and can last for several years before a woman actually stops menstruating. The symptoms can be very mild, such as slight changes to the menstrual cycle, or much more severe, including hot flashes, heavy or frequent periods, low libido and debilitating mood swings. Many women think they are too young to be having hormonal issues and so are caught by surprise when these changes start to occur.

There are so many options available to address the symptoms of hormonal changes that occur for most women during their 40’s and 50’s. Lifestyle guidance stress management, herbal medicine, clinical nutrients and bio-identical hormones can all be extremely effective at managing the symptoms of the menopause transition and preventing the diseases associated with aging.