Female Menopause Health Seminar Successfully Held

November 05, 2016 - by Dr Yang - in event

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Transition with Knowledge and Peace of Mind


 

Special and many thanks to Rena for her sponsoring with fragrant Rose Tea.

Dr Yang’s Female Menopause Health Seminar was successfully held at Chatswood on 4 November 2016. The attendants were pleased to get valuable knowledge about some physical and emotional symptoms during menopause and how to deal with them according to the knowledge and wisdom of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM).

The Female Menopause Health Seminar is for middle-aged women concerning of their physical and mental health while going into menopause, especially those struggling to meet the challenge from their children in puberty crisis. It intends to guide women through the menopausal transition with knowledge, ease, and peace of mind. It provides some helpful information about Chinese medicine treatments for relieving menopause symptoms.

When a woman’s body prepares for the natural transition between fertility and infertility, hormonal fluctuations can lead to a whole host of uncomfortable and upsetting symptoms. Dr Yang said many women experienced some physical and emotional symptoms during menopause which is caused by hormonal imbalance. Typically, a woman will begin to experience menopause symptoms around her mid-40’s as her body’s reproductive capability comes to the end.

Dr Yang outline the most common menopause symptoms, such as cardiovascular dysfunction, irregular heartbeat, amenorrhea, depression, anxiety, irritability, panic disorder, electric shock sensation, headaches, allergies, night sweats, hot flashes, digestive problems, muscle tension, memory lapses, sleep disorders, fatigue, menopausal mood swings and so on. Many women feel like they are on a rollercoaster of emotions.

This prolonged stage of gradually falling and fluctuating hormone levels is called perimenopause, which can last upwards of two years before a woman’s final period. For most women, perimenopause symptoms end at menopause; however, some symptoms will continue. In some cases, menopause symptoms can last 10-20 years.

Dr Yang indicated the original ecological family conflicts between mother and child especially when a menopausal mum is encountering a child in puberty crisis. Hormonal fluctuations can lead to a mum experiencing sensations beyond her control. Mutual understanding is very important to cope with mood swings.

Dr yang also provided some valuable health advice to guide women through the menopausal transition, such as dietary supplement and food abstinence .


 

《当更年期遇到青春期》讲座成功举办
心平气和  度过第三次身体剧变

关爱中年妈妈们的身心保健,由杨医生主讲的《当更年期遇到青春期》主题讲座11月4日在悉尼北区车士活(Chatswood)成功举办,出席者欣然获得关于更年期身体和情绪症状的宝贵知识,及如何依据传统中医的养生智慧来调节更年期的身心和饮食健康。

本次讲座是面向进入更年期的中年女性,她们关切自己的身心健康,尤其是那些遭遇青春期危机子女的妈妈们。讲座希望提供有关的中医养生和养心知识,引导中年女性心态平和地度过更年期转变,减轻更年期的症状。

更年期是女性一生经历的第三次身体剧变,第一次剧变是青春期,第二次剧变是妊娠期,这些都是荷尔蒙惹的祸。当女性的身体准备应对从生育到绝经的自然生理过渡,荷尔蒙的起伏波动能够引致大量的不适症状。许多女性在经历更年期时,会经历一些身体上和情绪上的症状,这些是由荷尔蒙不平衡造成的。更年期症状通常在40岁左右开始出现,更年期有时长则10~20年。

更年期的最常见症状,如心血管功能失调、心悸、月经周期紊乱、抑郁、焦虑、易怒、恐慌、头痛、过敏、夜间盗汗、阵发症潮红及潮热、消化系统问题、肌肉紧张、记忆力减退、失眠、疲倦、情绪波动、肿瘤易发等。

更年期的情绪波动还表现在原生态家庭矛盾,更年期妈妈与青春期子女的冲突。越来越多的妇女实行晚婚晚育,与提前进入青春期的儿女产生家庭矛盾,常常导致子女出现青春期焦虑和抑郁症,有些子女在进入中年后症状重现。

在身逢人生的第三次身体剧变,更年期妈妈需要正视问题,在与子女相处的时候,应该加强双方理解,进行有效沟通。同时,更年期妈妈需要进行养生调理,将更年期变成人生的快乐期,出现不能抗拒的病症需要及时治疗。杨医生列出一些饮食调理和食物禁忌的清单,提醒中年妈妈们饮食易清淡,注意饮食健康。

 

 

 


 

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Dr Yang is the registered TCM Practitioner, with extensive experience in Paediatrics, Gynaecology, Neurology, Miscellaneous Diseases and Health Preservation for Individual Wellness.

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