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Menopause Vitamins

There are two major health risks which arise from the onset of menopause. These are osteoporosis and heart disease, due to declining levels of oestrogen which are caused by the changes which take place in the female body during menopause. There is also a decline in the woman’s metabolism which creates the possibility of weight gain around the stomach. This factor adds to the increased risk of heart disease. An increased risk of LDL cholesterol and insulin resistance can also occur. Today many women prefer a more natural and safer route in dealing with the symptoms of the menopause, thus menopause vitamins taken for protection against symptoms relating to these risk factors are important and should be taken into consideration.

Menopause Vitamins

The B Complex Group - these ever important vitamins are useful in many areas of female health; and is also an excellent source of nutrition for women going through the menopause.  Without an adequate supply of the vitamins in this group, the brain does not function correctly. B complex vitamins produce the energy required for the brain to function normally and with ease. They are effective in combating stress and the folic acid within this group also is a preventative against heart disease.

Emotional distress blocks the absorption of this group of menopause vitamins and a deficiency of them lead to symptoms such as:

  • Memory problems
  • Insomnia
  • Loss of appetite
  • Gastrointestinal disorders
  • Fatigue
  • Irritability
  • Agitation
  • Anxiety
  • Mental and physical lethargy

Taking a multi vitamin B complex tablet can lower the risk of deficiency of this family of vitamins and will alleviate many of the unpleasant symptoms associated with the menopause.

Vitamin C

The use of vitamin C for the menopause is used as a deterrent for hot flashes when combined with a mix of bio flavonoids. It also ensures a healthy heart.

Vitamin D

This menopause vitamin regulates the calcium in the body. Calcium is an essential mineral for our bones and prevents osteoporosis and brittle bones as we get older. 

Vitamin E

Vitamin E has been said is the most beneficial of all menopause vitamins.  The positive effects of this vitamin include the relief of:

  • Hot flashes
  • Vaginal dryness
  • Skin problems
  • Mental and emotional symptoms of the menopause

Vitamin K

This is a most beneficial vitamin which is used in the process of building strong and healthy bones, as it plays a vital part in bone formation.

The menopause is not the same for everyone and it is therefore advisable to speak to your health professional before embarking on any changes. Using menopausal vitamins will relieve the symptoms associated with the menopause and they will allow you to live a comfortable life.

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