The uncomfortable symptoms of PMS and menopause...need I say more? Women deal with it, but it doesn’t have to be so bad. We can reduce the symptoms naturally by using some diet tips and if needed, herbs and supplements.
To reduce menopause symptoms:
Best estrogen containing animal, plant and herb origin foods to decrease menopause symptoms, increase them in your diet:
Meat, milk, egg, anise, apple, yeast, carrot, beet, cherry, beans, asparagus, cucumber, date, eggplant, olive, papaya, pea, green pepper, plum, potato, pumpkin, brown rice, sesame seed, sunflower seed, tomato, watermelon, strawberry, yam (the most estrogen), clover, alfalfa, licorice, hop, parsley, whole wheat.
Soy also high in estrogen, but because its cancer causing effect is under investigation, I don’t recommend it.
Black cohosh (cimicifuga racemosa) is very good for hot flashes, don’t use it with synthetic hormone therapy.
Red clover is an other herb that can help with the hot flashes and night sweats.
Estrogen blocking foods could increase menopause symptoms, try to reduce or even eliminate them from your
Berries, cauliflower, cabbage, citrus fruits, corn, fig, grape, green bean, onion, pear, pineapple, white rice, white flour, cinnamon, ginger, hot pepper, alcohol.