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Menopause

How Biotherapy Alternative Medicine Clinic can help with Menopausal Side Effects.

Why do Japanese women not suffer from the severity of hot flushes compared to women in the West? Why is there no equivalent in Japanese for “hot flashes”? The answer is very simple. They have a completely different attitude to the menopause, and a different lifestyle. They count on different and natural approach for help such as herbs and acupuncture, and most importantly a different, healthier diet.

In the West, hormone replacement therapy has long been used to treat menopausal side effects. But when an alarming study warned that the therapy may be harmful, women abruptly stopped taking the medication and many started experiencing the symptoms of menopause again. The symptoms include:

Hot Flashes Depression
Night Sweats Insomnia
Mood Swings Vaginal Dryness
Anxiety Urinary Changes
Palpitations Bladder infections
Osteoporosis Frequent urination

Biotherapy Alternative Medicine Clinic of San Francisco Bay Area offers a comprehensive and natural healing program for suffers from Menopausal side effects.

Menopause is a natural occurrence in a woman’s reproductive life.

So why not treat it in a natural way?

Healing Food Consultation.

The biggest influence on severity of Menopausal symptoms is believed to be dietary. Soy is one of the major sources of protein in Japan and it is high in phytoestrogen, which is a much milder, safer, and natural form of the hormones found in HRT (hormone replacement therapy). Soy will not stop severe cases of hot flushes, even in Japan, but it does help to reduce the problems caused by the less severe episodes. Japanese diet and food supplement that have been in their culture for hundreds of years also play a major role. Our Western world has only recently started recognizing the importance of these supplements and dietary modifications.

Herbal Medicine.

At the Biotherapy Alternative Medicine Clinic of San Francisco, we have a potent, lab tested and well resourced nutritional supplementation program including antioxidants, minerals and microelements, herbs, vitamins, amino acids, essential fatty acids, enzymes, and probiotics (friendly intestinal flora). We implement unique combinations of these products for different kinds of disorders and customize them to patients’ needs.

Some of the herbal formulas that we have successfully used to help with menopausal symptoms include:

Balance for Female is an herbal medicine formulation which contains a blend of many herbs developed to ease the transition and provide effective relief from the onset and duration of typical menopausal symptoms. Balance for Female has been developed as a natural alternative support product, formulated with the best-known combination of high-potency phytoestrogen botanicals which have a long empirical history and scientifically researches of relieving menopausal symptoms, and supporting the body’s hormonal balance.

Yin Formula is an all natural, unique, safe and highly effective herbal medicine that will relieve the stress, insomnia, nervous tension, anxiety, restlessness and irritability.  Many of the clinically tested ingredients found in this herbal formula have been shown to alleviate pain, spasms and cramps, maintain mental equilibrium, relax the body and strengthen the nervous and immune systems. It also helps cut the cravings for sugar, coffee, tobacco, and alcohol.

Acupuncture for Menopause

Acupuncture has been used to treat menopausal symptoms for thousands of years with excellent results in easing these symptoms without any side effects.  By stimulating specific points on the body, called “acupoints”, acupuncture restores the harmonious balance of qi, (pronounced “chee”), to the body. The individual acupoints correlate to particular organs or energy pathways, (called “meridans”), in the body, and once stimulated produce some of the body’s natural hormones and painkillers.

Research shows that acupuncture can trigger the release of endorphins, the hormone which is partially responsible for our sense of well-being as well as having a pain-relieving effect. Recent research suggests acupuncture is also responsible for the release serotonin, which helps in menopausal symptoms such as abdominal pain or cramping, and changes in mood and sleep.

The principle of acupuncture is to strengthen the individual’s body and re-establish a harmonious state of the body. Acupuncture treatment regulates unstable hormone levels during menopause.

 Psychological disturbances during menopause period.

For many years, a decline in estrogen at the time of menopause was associated with an increased risk of depression, anxiety and other mood disturbances. There are many possible reasons why a woman may experience symptoms such as these at mid-life and beyond. Fluctuating hormone levels can affect the level of neurotransmitters (chemical substances in the brain) known to regulate moods in the brain. Additionally, disruption of normal sleep patterns associated with estrogen decline can lead to chronic sleep deprivation and mood swings. Psycho-social factors can play an integral role as well.

At Biotherapy Alternative Medicine Clinic we can help you with Stress Related Disorders using natural, non-drug approach such as medical hypnosis and hypnotherapy, meditation, herbs, supplements and acupuncture.

To learn more about these approaches see table below.

                     Symptoms                                              Healing
Allergies Dietary changes, acupuncture, Whole Body Cleansing, Karlovy Vary Healing Mineral Water (KVHMW)
Breast swelling and tenderness Dietary changes, soy foods, supplements, acupuncture, herbs
Change in sexual desire Herbs, acupuncture, supplements, medical hypnosis
Fibroids Dietary changes, weight loss, acupuncture, supplements, herbs, Whole Body Cleansing
Fuzzy thinking/forgetfulness Herbs, “Mental Acuity” , supplements
Hot flashes and night sweats Vitamin E, herbs, “Balance for Female“.  meditation, medical hypnosis, dietary changes, acupuncture, “Menopause AM-PM“, Whole Body Cleansing
Insomnia Reduce stress, “Yin-Formula“, medical hypnosis, acupuncture
Migraine headaches Eliminate caffeine, alcohol, chocolate, peanuts, aspartame in diet and other dietary changes, herbs, supplements, acupuncture
Mood swings and depression Resolve unfinished emotional business, improve diet, exercise, meditation, medical hypnosis, acupuncture, herbs
Numbness in arms and hands Acupuncture, exercise, supplements
Osteoporosis Dietary adjustments, weight bearing exercise, Vitamin D, C, magnesium, manganese, calcium, and boron supplementation; quit smoking, cut back on alcohol, limit caffeine and soda drinks, Karlovy Vary Healing Mineral Water-natural alkalizer
Palpitations Dietary changes, supplements, “Yin-Formula“, acupuncture
Skin problems Supplements, dietary changes, Whole Body Cleansing, acupuncture
Stiffness/joint pain Dietary changes, acupuncture, supplements, KVHMW
Thinning hair Lose excess body fat, vitamin supplements, acupuncture, thyroid healing, herbs,
Urinary infection or incontinence Exercises, herbs, “Damp-Water“, acupuncture, medical hypnosis
Vaginal dryness, irritation, thinning Balance for Female“, lubricants, Essential Fatty Acids, acupuncture
Weight gain Diet changes, Whole Body Cleansing, acupuncture, exercises, stress reduction, medical hypnosis, KVHMW, supplements


Facial Toning & Rejuvenation

With the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines around the eyes, it brings stress of aging to many women. Cosmetic acupuncture combined with facial muscular toning, and other natural and holistic therapies to promote younger, healthier skin:

  1. Eliminates the appearance of fine lines.

  2. Smoothes out wrinkles.

  3. Tightens and firms aging skin, elevates sagging.

  4. Restores a youthful glow and luster.

Natural medicine offers a wealth of safe and easy methods of healing. To begin undergoing services at the Biotherapy Alternative Medicine Clinic for Menopausal Side Effects, please select one of the following options:

  • Telephone consultation. (415) 409-3939  or (650) 365-3640
  • Office consultation.
  • Telephone or e-mail order nutrition supplementation program.
  • “Healthy Vacation” in San Francisco. You can visit the Biotherapy Clinic for a few weeks to combine the enjoyment of the wonderful city along with an intensive healing program including whole body cleansing, restoration of friendly intestinal flora, acupuncture, deep relaxation, drinking Karlovy Vary Healing Mineral Water, and customized nutrition supplementation.

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