Menopause is a transitional phase in women's life, and is not a disease. However, many women suffer from emotional changes, vasomotor symptoms of hot flashes or night sweating,dizziness and headaches among many. Menopausal symptoms have multiple pathogenetic mechanisms. According to traditional eastern herbal medicine, they are varying combinations of declines in kidney yin or yang, stagnation of qi, dampness due to spleen deficiency, heart and liver blood deficiencies, stasis of blood, and empty heat. There is no one magic herb or even one formula that can restore all the varying configurations of imbalances of bioenergies.
We will first start out with the herbal remedies for hot flashes,because that is the most common symptom affecting 50 % of women for years.