Changing lifestyles and habits
To reduce the frequency and intensity
tides, doctors recommend a few lifestyle changes. First of all, it is necessary
identify the factors affecting the rate and tidal power, and as far as possible
try to eliminate them. Such factors include alcohol consumption
drinks, coffee and drinks containing caffeine, exposure to sunlight, etc. Try
wear light and loose clothing and to eliminate from the diet of fatty foods. Eat more
fresh fruits and vegetables. Stress at work and at home exacerbates the effect of tides,
therefore, women menopause is recommended to practice the art
relaxation, such as yoga and meditation help relieve stress effectively.
According to some studies, in-depth
abdominal (diaphragmatic) breathing helps to regulate the intensity of hot flashes.
Doctors recommend to perform this breathing exercise: at least twice a
day breathing frequency with six to eight for fifteen to twenty minutes
breaths per minute.
scheduled forfitness adoption (as a half-hour workout
at least five times a week) to help effectively control the frequency and
the intensity of hot flashes. Rational physical activity lowers blood levels
certain hormones that affect the production of ovarian estrogen and progesterone.
Yet, despite all your efforts to lead a healthy lifestyle, smoking waiver
and alcohol, frequency and power of the tides is not reduced, they prevent you from working and
communicate normally with others, refer to the gynecologist - he certainly
select the correct treatment. Perhaps, in this case, you should take a course of hormonal therapy. It is important to remember that the existing drugs do not
cure hot flashes, and only provide temporary relief and reduce the unpleasant
symptoms, reducing the frequency of hot flashes and their duration.
In some cases, hot flushes
disappear during treatment and reappear when you stop taking
medication. This is because it is difficult to predict the duration of the
tides and their intensity. To avoid re-occurrence of hot flushes after
discontinuation of the medication, the gynecologist may recommend a gradual
reducing the dose of the drug to discontinuation of the drug has not yet passed
notably for the organism.
Hormone therapy (estrogen reception)
contraindications it is the most
the preferred form of treatment for hot flashes. Hormone therapy does not provide immediate
effect, its effect appears only
after a few months. There are several drugs based on estrogen
of which the gynecologist will choose the most appropriate for you, given the symptoms
menopause, other diseases and general health. Estrogen reduces
other symptoms and signs of the menopause, including insomnia, dry
vagina, forgetfulness and inability to concentrate, and also helps
eliminate the problems of the genitourinary system.
Medication containing no estrogen
It brings relief to estrogen. If estrogen is contraindicated or causes serious
adverse reactions, your doctor may recommend medications that do not contain estrogen.
Generally, to reduce the frequency and intensity of hot flushes and progestins recommend
There are two main types of progestins:
medroski-progesterone acetate (MPa) and megesterola acetate (MA). MPa can be administered orally or intramuscularly
(Injection in the arm or buttocks). The main side effect of IPA - Anomalous
menstruation. When taken orally, have less side effects. decrease
frequency and severity of hot flushes usually occurs at the third month after the start of
IPA. Oral megestrol acetate (MA) rarely causes abnormal menstruation or development
depression, so it is preferable for the treatment of hot flushes.
Clonidine, another drug without
containing estrogen prescribed for lowering high blood pressure. is he
It constricts blood vessels of the skin, responsible for the tides. Clonidine particularly
effectively cope with the regulation of hot flashes in women suffering
hypertension. The main side effect of clonidine - a feeling of dryness in the mouth.
It is also possible mild nausea, headache, fatigue and dizziness.
show that taking supplements of vitamin E helps to reduce
the frequency and intensity of menopausal hot flushes. However, to determine
the effectiveness of this type of treatment and the type of women for whom this treatment is most
appropriate, further research is needed. It is important to remember that the indiscriminate
Vitamin E use may be harmful to health. Vitamin E -
a fat-soluble vitamin, therefore it accumulates with time in the body, and
excess of vitamin E can be injurious to health.