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September 13, 2007 at 1:44 PMComments: 2 Faves: 0

Control Dizzy Spells Caused by Menopause Naturally

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Dizzy Spells

Dizzy spells are a common symptom of menopause; they are the result of lower estrogen levels that occur in the blood vessels. Other common symptoms like headaches, hot flashes, and night sweats can actually lead to dizzy spells. Dizziness is also a common side effect of menopause medications. Dizzy spells in themselves aren't usually harmful, but if a menopausal woman becomes dizzy while driving or walking on a stairway, the results could be dangerous.

Only 5% of dizzy spells are associated with serious illnesses or conditions, but you shouldn't assume dizzy spells are common and natural. If left unaddressed, dizzy spells could lead to panic attacks, and they can also be a symptom of a tumor. Caused by lightheadedness from a change in the blood flow to the brain, dizzy spells can escalate to vertigo, a feigned sense of motion.

Control the Dizzy Spells Caused by Menopause Naturally

There are several options to control your dizzy spells from menopause naturally:

Diet

Our modern diets consist of on-the-go meals that lack vital nutrients. Menopause involves hormonal changes and is aggravated by poor diets. Drinking too many caffeinated beverages dehydrates the body. Drinking enough water is essential to keeping our bodies hydrated. Add more lean protein, complex carbohydrates, and fruits in your diet, and drink plenty of water.

Herbs

There are several natural herbs that have been proven to allay dizzy spells during menopause.

  • Black cohosh contains calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, and sulphur. Black cohosh has been used by menopausal women as a medicinal herb for centuries.
  • Don quai is a blood tonic that is effective to regulate menstruation. The antispasmodic properties in Don quai helps to ease cramps and dizzy spells. Don quai, when taken for 8-12 weeks has shown the most promising benefits.
  • Lavender oil has been used for centuries to treat dizzy spells. Its scent is an added bonus.
  • Rose is used to relieve dizzy spells in menopausal women.

Relaxation

Stress is a negative trigger to menopausal symptoms. Practice relaxation methods to fight anxiety and headaches that can lead to dizzy spells. There are relaxation and stretching exercises that can help.

Get Enough Sleep

Rest has been proven to actually prevent dizzy spells during menopause. Rearrange your schedule, if necessary, to make sure you get seven-eight hours of sleep a night.

Dizzy Spells Can Be Managed

For those dizzy spells that range from mild to moderate, natural remedies can be tried. Live through menopause without unnecessary symptoms. It's your decision. No one can make it for you.

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2 Comments

  • Dizzy spells and vertigo are not the same thing.

  • I am going through the same thing, what I have noticed helped me is drinking a lot of water day and night. try it, it might help you too...

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