Peri menopause natural hrt alternatives?

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Hi all

Does anyone have any tips on natural supplements/ vitamins/ natural remedies over the counter or prescription for a 48 yr old woman struggling with peri symptoms? I would like to try natural and if all else fails will have to resort to hrt!

Mainly brain fog/ anxiety/ feeling faint/ feeling low/internal tremors/dizzy/ racing heart at times/ off balance/fatigue/ ringing in ears.... To name a few....

Thanks ladies!

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    maca , chasteberry, essential oil blends, theres many many many good formulas out there. of course do so under guidance of a good herbalist etc
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    Hi shelagh, I have all the symptoms you've posted plus others, I'm currently taking tibolone which is a steroid that your body breaks down into estrogen, progestogen and testosterone

    GP prescribed this as I seem to be sensitive to HRTs and the side effects of this are supposed to be milder

    Anyway, I've been taking this for 42 days and I still have all of the same symptoms

    I have a history of ME and lost my mum in January this year so I have been grieving which is not helping

    Just wanted you to know that your not alone some of us ladies have been unlucky to suffer severe meno symptoms but it sometimes helps to know what's causing the symptoms and that they will eventually settle, try and stay strong, don't let them wear you down

    Let us know if you come across anything that helps

    Love

    Brenda x

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    Have you considered seeing a qualified, experienced herbal practitioner as you may find expert advice and a detailed protocol helpful as well? 

    Plant medicines and nutrition may help.

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      Thanks Ola

      Funnily enough I did think about this the other day and I'm going to make an appointment to see one after when I've seen an Endocrinologist on 18 May.

      I would always rather go the natural route if possible.

      Thank you smile

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    Hi can you tell me what peri menapause is,not sure which one I am ,im now 57 years old finished my periods when I was 52 but I feel awful everyday help
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