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Got Menopause? Try Estrovera®

EstroveraSusanBiconBy Susan Brown
Health & Wellness Editor
 

Truly, this is one product I am never without. As someone whose hot flashes never abated, I tried every natural solution I could get my hands on. Although, there are other natural alternatives that appeared to work well for others, none really seemed to provide relief from my own uncomfortable menopausal symptoms. Then I discovered Estrovera®, manufactured by Metagenics. Within a short period of time, natural, safe and clinically proven Estrovera® dramatically reduced the multiple hot flashes I had experienced on a daily basis. Even now, one year later, I still take Estrovera® every day. Occasionally, I miss a dose or two and I notice how quickly my symptoms return. If you are looking for non-hormonal support as you naturally transition through menopause, Estrovera® may be your solution as well.

Menopausal symptoms can vary for each woman and typically include hot flashes, night sweats, insomnia, mood swings, brain fog and vaginal dryness. To relieve symptoms, some women opt for hormone replacement therapy, which has clear benefits for short-term use along with notable health risks for long-term use. For those who prefer the natural route, Estrovera is an exclusive, patented formula containing ERr 731®, an effective phytoestrogen obtained from rhapontic (Siberian) rhubarb root extract. In clinical trials, Estrovera®, which has been safely used for more than 20 years, has been shown to provide up to an 83% reduction in multiple menopausal symptoms, rivaling low-dose hormone replacement therapy without the adverse effects for long-term use.

How can Estrovera® help you? Clinical trials have demonstrated relief from a wide range of symptoms relating to menopause including sleep disturbances, irritability, physical exhaustion, urinary tract symptoms, sexual problems and of course, hot flashes. Estrovera® provides a clinically effective dose with just one tablet daily. Metagenics recommends taking the tablet around the same time each day. Personal preference should determine the best time for you. For women who experience most of their symptoms during the day, mornings might be best. For those who experience most of their symptoms during the night, evenings may be the best approach.

Highly rated by our customers, many report finding relief within a short period of time. For sure, Estrovera® works for me!

Should you have any questions about Estrovera® or any other product, please call or email Professional Supplement Center.

Got Hot Flashes?

GotHotFlashesJacquieIconBy Jacquie Eubanks
BSN, RN
 

Perimenopause, a time of shifting hormonal fluctuations, generally begins between the ages of 45 -55 and can begin up to 10 years prior to actual menopause.  During this time of transition to gradually occurring natural menopause, which most women reach around age 51, many women experience some very uncomfortable symptoms such as hot flashes, night sweats, mood swings, vaginal dryness and atrophy vaginitis.  While not all women experience these and other symptoms, approximately 80% of women suffer from some form of hot flashes or flushing before, during and after menopause.  Hot flashes are a very common symptom that may wax and wane in severity and are likely due to hormonal and biochemical fluctuations caused by declining estrogen levels.  Although the average length of time that women experience hot flashes is about 5 years, the extent and severity of symptoms is unique to each woman.  While some women have minimal problems, others have symptoms that can last for an extended time period. 

Lifestyle habits such as smoking, poor nutrition, less than ideal weight, lack of exercise and high stress levels may contribute to more severe symptoms.  Likewise, healthy lifestyle habits including proper nutrition, regular exercise, not smoking and losing weight if needed, all contribute to overall health and wellness.  At this stage of life, women are more susceptible to developing other health conditions.  Low estrogen levels can contribute to an increased risk of developing cardiovascular disease and osteoporosis. 

  • Regular exercise can strengthen your bones, help you to maintain proper weight and can elevate your mood. 
  • Smoking can trigger hot flashes and is a risk factor in the development of many serious health conditions including heart disease and osteoporosis. 
  • Reducing excess body fat supports more balanced estrogen and progesterone ratios. 
  • Decreasing your caffeine and sugar intake may help to limit bone loss and support the liver’s ability to metabolize estrogen. 
  • Properly balanced  microflora in the digestive tract aids in the metabolism and utilization of estrogen. 
  • Stress reduction helps to keep hormones and neurotransmitters in balance, which may help to limit hot flashes and stabilize mood.   

Studies show that up to 80% of women may use non-prescription products, such as dietary herbal and nutritional supplements, to relieve menopausal symptoms.  An important thing to remember is that menopause is a natural part of life with symptoms that can be managed. 

Favorite supplements that our customers recommend for relief of menopausal symptoms include: 

Estrovera by MetagenicsThis completely natural formula has been clinically shown to be significantly effective in decreasing menopausal hot flashes, mood swings, sleep disturbances and other menopausal symptoms without the risk of side effects. 

AM/PM Menopause Formula by Integrative TherapeuticsThis formula provides an herbal hormone-free solution for natural relief of menopausal symptoms.  The morning tablet provides an energizing formula for day and the evening tablet provides sleep support without morning grogginess. 

Kavinace Flash-Ease by NeuroScienceThis proprietary blend addresses hot flashes, helps to manage stress and supports healthy mood and sleep. 

OstaDerm V by Bezwecken – With daily application, this cream provides relief of symptoms associated with vaginal dryness and atrophy vaginitis.  This product contains plant derived estrogen and progesterone extracted from wild yam and may also be effective for insomnia, hot flashes and mood swings. 

Menopause Support by Vital NutrientsThis combination herbal formula is specifically designed to alleviate hot flashes and other common menopausal symptoms.