Natural Treatments for Menopause

At SOPHIA Natural Health we provide personalized plans for individuals suffering from menopause symptoms. Schedule an appointment with one of our trusted specialists for a consultation. Learn how you can naturally treat your uncomfortable symptoms or pain.*

SERVING BROOKFIELD, DANBURY, RIDGEFIELD & NEARBY

Menopause can be a major problem that interferes with daily activities. You won’t know exactly when your menopause will hit. All you can do is pay attention to how you’re feeling and notice changes. Keep in mind that symptoms vary greatly from woman to woman. Some women have no symptoms at all. If you want to pursue treatment for pain or discomfort. we’re here for you each step of the way.* 

Our Office Serving Brookfield, CT


Address:
 31 Old Rte 7, Brookfield, CT 06804

Phone: (203) 740-9300

Hours of Operation:
Monday: 8:30AM – 6PM
Tuesday: 11:00AM – 6PM
Wendesday: 8:30AM – 6PM
Thursday: 11:00AM – 6PM
Friday: 8:30AM – 1PM
Sat – Sun: Closed

Potential Treatments for Menopause

Acupuncture

Tiny, sterilized needles are inserted into various points of your body to relieve pain.

Cupping

A therapy that uses heated glass cups along the meridians of the body, helping to stimulate energy flow and draw out toxins.* 

Dietary Therapy

Making a change in one’s diet in order to treat of prevent disease. This usually requires a change in lifestyle and habits.* 

Manual Therapy

Therapy used to alleviate discomfort from physical conditions by manipulating soft tissue and joints.*

Moxibustion

A heat therapy that involves burning mugwort herbs near a patient’s skin to warm it, and promote circulation.*

Tui Na

Often used in combination with Acupuncture, Tui Na is a therapeutic massage that is meant to improve blood flow to an area.*

Diathermy

Therapy that involves generating deep heat in body tissues to relax stiff muscles.*

Herbal Therapy

Herbal therapy has a variety of applications in order to heal patients and improve their health conditions and symptoms.*

Lifestyle Counseling

Our specialist can help teach teach you relaxation techniques, therapeutic exercise and good sleeping habits.*

Symptoms & Causes of Menopause 

Menopause affects each woman differently. Before the onset of symptoms, women will be in the Perimenopause phase . This typically begins several years before menopause, when the ovaries gradually make less estrogen. Perimenopause lasts up until menopause, when the ovaries stop releasing eggs. In the last 1 to 2 years of perimenopause, the drop in estrogen quickens. At this stage, many women have menopause symptoms.* 

At this stage, the ovaries have stopped releasing eggs and making most of their estrogen. Your periods may no longer be regular. They may be shorter or last longer. You might bleed more or less than usual. Physical symptoms vary woman to woman however most common include*: 

  • Irregular periods / vaginal dryness
  • Hot flashes / chills / night sweats
  • Sleep problems.
  • Mood changes.
  • Weight gain and slowed metabolism.

Your Different Treatment Options

Acupuncture 

Acupuncture cannot stop or slow the onset of menopause. However, acupuncture can address certain symptoms connected to menopause, for example*:

  • Acupuncture can limit the severity and occurrence of hot flashes.
  • Acupuncture may also help combat the side effects of a slowing metabolism.
  • Have shown that acupuncture combined with better nutrition can help manage obesity.
  • That acupuncture could lead to an increased libido and a healthier hormone balance.

Tui Na

Tui Na is not generally used for pleasure and relaxation, but rather as a treatment to address specific patterns of disharmony. As such, practitioners use it for many of the same reasons and according to the same principles as acupuncture. Like acupuncture, TCM uses Tui Na to harmonize yin and yang in the body by manipulating the Qi in the acupuncture channels.* 

Cupping Therapy 

Cupping therapy is an ancient form of alternative medicine in which a therapist puts special cups on your skin for a few minutes to create suction. People get it for many purposes, including to help with pain, inflammation, blood flow, relaxation and well-being, and as a type of deep-tissue massage.*

Exercise

Dealing with menopause can be stressful, and activities like yoga and meditation can reduce the tension through their low-key approaches and deep-breathing practices, strength training and cardio are also excellent ways to stay healthy while your body is going through changes. 

Dietary Therapy

Declining estrogen levels negatively impact your metabolism, potentially leading to weight gain. Making sure you’re getting the proper nutrients is important through dietary therapy.*

Your Trusted Natural Specialist for Relief from Menopause

Are you looking for alternative, holistic methods to treat the symptoms of menopause? At SOPHIA, we strive to help our clients by healing them from the inside out. When you work with us, know that we aim to give our clients peace of mind through holistic and alternative treatments. A consultation with us may be the key so we can create the best customized plan for you.* 

*The effectiveness of diagnosis and treatment will vary. Sophia Natural Health Center does not guarantee certain results

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