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Beyond HRT- Ayurveda for Menopause and Associated Aging Problems

  title={Beyond HRT- Ayurveda for Menopause and Associated Aging Problems},
  author={Vandana Baranwal},
The physiological function of most organ systems tends to decline with age, but there is a wide individual variability. Every person deserves precise diagnosis and assessment of function together with individually tailored management. The climacteric is a critical period in women’s life where loss of ovarian follicular activity is characterized biologically by decline in fertility, endocrinologically by alteration of hormone levels, and clinically by variation in menstrual cycle length and… 
Phytoestrogens Medicinal Herbs - Safe and Effective Alternative to Hormone Replacement Therapy in Menopausal Syndrome
Health benets attributed to judicial use of phytoestrogen include relief from menopausal symptoms and lowering the risk of osteoporosis, heart disease and breast cancer.


Osteoporosis management in post-menopausal women.
The 2010 NAMS position statement provides an excellent framework to discuss treatment options with patients and many good therapies are available which have been shown to reduce the risk of fractures in osteoporotic patients.
Risks and benefits of estrogen plus progestin in healthy postmenopausal women: Principal results from the Women's Health Initiative randomized controlled trial
Overall health risks exceeded benefits from use of combined estrogen plus progestin for an average 5.2-year follow-up among healthy postmenopausal US women, and the results indicate that this regimen should not be initiated or continued for primary prevention of CHD.
Cardiovascular disease outcomes during 6.8 years of hormone therapy: Heart and Estrogen/progestin Replacement Study follow-up (HERS II).
Lower rates of CHD events among women in the hormone group in the final years of HERS did not persist during additional years of follow-up, and hormone therapy did not reduce risk of cardiovascular events in women with CHD.
Exploring issues in the development of Ayurvedic research methodology
  • R. Singh
  • Engineering
    Journal of Ayurveda and integrative medicine
  • 2010
Ayurveda research methodology requires the ‘whole system testing approach’, global participation with protocols evolved through intense interface with modern science, regulatory reforms to eliminate barriers, and to be investigated ‘as it is”, using approaches adapted from its own basic principles.
The present study reveals that the process of aging was elaborately described in Ayurveda. In order to prology the life span and to promote longevity a separate discipline called Rasayana Tantra was
Traditional Herbal Medicines for Modern Times
Charaka Samhita (Text with English translation)
  • Jaikrishnadas Ayurveda Series. Varanasi India: Chaukhambha Orientalia,
  • 2000
Vagbhatt, Astang Hridaya
  • Vidvanamanoranjini Kalpa Sthan. Varanasi: Krishnadas Academy;
  • 1994