There are over 300 plants that have oestrogens in them and if they are consumed regularly enough they can have a mild effect on women. The most potent of the plant oestrogens is Coumestrol even though it is about 200…
The menopause is not a disease or a state of oestrogen deficiency, it is an age appropriate and natural decline in oestrogen levels. For those of us who have a hysterectomy, it is often induced surgically and may therefore occur at an earlier age than might have been.
Black Cohosh is a herbal remedy which has been shown to be effective in the treatment of menopausal symptoms including hot flushes, tiredness, and mood swings.
Your diet influences your experience of the menopause. To ensure you get the benefit, eat a variety of foods and increase your intake of plant foods. This increases the number of different phyto chemicals you ingest and decreases the likelihood that any one type will cause an imbalance.