MENOPAUSE TEA BLOG PAGE
Firstly a little about About Elissa:
Hi my name is Elissa and I have just turned 52 in April.
Now I know that's not old, but I also know, that for some of us, it's the time of life when our body begins to go through certain changes.
Now we've heard the term "Hot Flush" and many tales of all of those other Menopause Symptoms and their possible consequences upon our bodies.
So "My Mission" began, to look for alternative choices for myself and subsequently for women worldwide.
What about a Tea ? ...........I thought........... why not!
As I strongly believe in the earth's natural properties, being used to improve the health of humans around the world. This is where I started my search and finally came across a blend of ingredients that individually showed promise.
Together they form my Menopause Tea.
Menopause Tea: Natural Alternatives for Menopausal Symptoms
Women who reach their 40’s may start experiencing a change in their body, the natural biological process of menopause. Although many women experience the symptoms as early as in their 30’s, some younger women are also vulnerable to early signs of menopause due to health conditions. Ovarian insufficiency and removal of the uterus can highly contribute to premature menopause.
Bodily changes, such as irregular periods, hot flashes, hot flushes, chills and night sweats, can last for months and years. These symptoms manifest due to the decrease in Estrogens levels . Given that these menopausal symptoms can lead to discomfort and even serious health complications, treatment and remedies are vital.
Every menopause experience is different for every woman. Some may experience fewer symptoms, whilst others may feel severe discomfort. Severe symptoms usually include sleep problems, mood changes, and weight gain, thinning hair, dryness of skin and loss of breast fullness. In addition, women who are very much affected by menopause complain of urinary discomfort, decreased quality of life and irritability.
The Best Diet to Reduce Menopausal Symptoms
Menopause is a part of ageing. However, despite its negative effects, there are ways to reduce its symptoms. One of which is a well-balanced diet.
1. Get enough Calcium, Magnesium and Vitamin D
Your diet should include fruits, dairy products and green vegetables to prevent the development of
2. Consume omega-3 acids
Omega-3 fatty acids are sourced from fish, such as salmon, mackerel and tuna. You can also consume flax
seeds and chia seeds
3. Eat estrogen-rich foods
Plant-based estrogens sourced from dark berries, broccoli, cauliflower, chickpeas and soybeans are
4. Include Herbal teas in your diet
Herbal teas are becoming popular for menopausal women as a natural remedy, rather than taking different
medications and drugs. Drinking herbal teas, particularly, menopause tea, is not just healthy, but also a less
expensive option. Moreover, menopause tea is developed from a blend of natural and effective herbs
proven to reduce and alleviate the symptoms of menopause.
Natural Alternatives for Menopause
Aside from eating a well-balanced diet and drinking healthy teas, the following are also effective to eliminate menopausal symptoms.
1. Controlled Breathing
Being able to learn how to perform controlled breathing techniques will assist
2. Daily Exercise
Exercising daily has a lot of benefits to your overall physical and mental health. It is associated with
alleviating symptoms, including poor sleep, fatigue, stress and anxiety
3. Avoiding Trigger Foods
Trigger foods can increase the negative effects of menopause. Alcohol, spicy foods, processed foods,
caffeine, chocolate, fast foods and fatty meats are foods to avoid.
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Understanding Vaginal Dryness | Menopause Tea
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Understanding Vaginal Dryness as a Menopausal Symptom: How to Remedy It?
Menopause is a normal stage in a woman’s life and the absence of a menstrual cycle. During this stage there’s a slow decrease in her hormonal levels. The balance among hormones, specifically progesterone, estrogen and testosterone changes. As a result, women tend to experience what they call menopausal symptoms which can include vaginal dryness.
What causes dry vagina?
Under normal conditions, the vaginal walls are lubricated with a thin layer of clear fluid. This fluid gets maintained by the hormone estrogen which also keeps the vaginal lining healthy, thick and elastic.
About 50% of menopausal women experience vaginal dryness. A dry vagina is a result of less-than-normal lubrication in the vagina. This is commonly due to changes in estrogen levels. As a woman ages, her estrogen levels decrease which then reduces the amount of moisture lining in the vaginal walls. Consequently, the vaginal secretion or lubrication production becomes lower, and the vaginal walls become thinner. Additionally, the vagina becomes narrower and shorter.
Although women usually experience vaginal dryness after menopause, this can happen at any age.
What are the signs and symptoms of vaginal dryness?
When a woman has a dry vagina, she usually experiences the following:
How to remedy a dry vagina post menopause using the natural approach
A dry vagina can be treated in various ways, depending on its cause. There are medication options as well as the use of lubricants and moisturisers. A natural approach is also preferred by many to reduce their symptoms.
Natural remedies for a dry vagina include the following lifestyle changes:
● Cease smoking. Smoking reduces estrogen levels and causes early menopause in women
● Avoid perfumed products, powders, soaps, deodorants and certain lubricants as these can also irritate the
vagina and cause dryness
● Exercise. Regular physical activity can aid hormone balance
● Be hydrated. Hydration helps maintains the moisture levels in the body
● Stay sexually active. Sexual activity increases blood flow to the genitals which consequently helps keep them
If you want a more natural remedy, menopausal teas are a healthy and inexpensive alternative you would want to try.
Teas can help lessen menopausal symptoms due to the decreasing hormonal levels in a woman’s body. Various teas can assist during menopause transitions and improve qualities of life.
Below are some of the tea blends you can use to alleviate symptoms:
1. Black Cohosh: The most researched of all herbs used for treating menopausal symptoms. Black Cohosh is
said to be most effective for women who have early menopause. It’s an alternative to hormone replacement
therapy as it reduces vaginal dryness and hot flushes in menopausal women.
2. Dong Quai Tea: Dong Quai Tea can regulate and balance the estrogen levels in women.
3. Red Clover: Red Clover is used primarily to remedy night sweats and hot flushes in women with
menopause. It contains phytoestrogens, a plant-based form of estrogen that can help improve menopause-
induced hormonal imbalances.
4. Ginkgo Biloba: Similar to Red Clover it naturally improves hormonal imbalances as well as premenstrual
symptoms, mood fluctuations before and during menopause.
5. Flaxseed or Linseed: Linseed reduces vaginal dryness through a mild estrogenic action of plumping up the
What is the risk of drinking menopausal teas?
Drinking teas are a good alternative and natural approach of addressing menopausal symptoms. Chinese herbs have also been around for centuries. If you opt to drink teas to manage menopausal symptoms, organic herbal teas and caffeine-free varieties are available.
Menopausal teas and other natural remedies can also be an effective alternative to relieve these symptoms.
Are you looking for menopausal tea blends? The T Lady has been producing herbal teas particularly for menopause, perimenopause and post-menopausal stages of life. Our menopause tea is made from the finest herbs, the perfect blend of Red Clover, Black Cohosh and more. Buy now!
Let’s uncover and showcase manopause, the male menopause, with Elissa Scott, founder of The T Lady – Menopause Tea.
As we know, perimenopause, menopause and post menopause affect women all over the world during their lifetime, but guess what, men need special care in mid-life too! I’m not just referring to having to live and deal with us menopausal women. Men’s bodies undergo the change stage too in mid to later life! Some people call it “mid-life crisis” but it’s more commonly these days documented and known as manopause!
SO WHAT IS MANOPAUSE?
Manopause affects men; it can be best described as the progressive reduction of the male hormone testosterone resulting in symptoms that can affect their quality of life in many ways, including lower sex drive, during the ages 40 to 70 years old.
I can hear some women cheering at this as they feel it’s only fair that their partners go through the change too whilst they face a reduction in their own sex drive and are having to deal with vaginal dryness amongst many other symptoms; all part of the wonderful menopause journey.
WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS OF MANOPAUSE OR MALE MENOPAUSE?
WHAT CAN BE DONE TO HELP MEN?
Making an appointment with your doctor is a good way to start. A quick blood test will reveal testosterone levels, and depending on the outcome of your levels you can be prescribed the best testosterone replacement, often as a gel, patch or injections.
There are natural ways to alleviate symptoms
Implement natural improvements into your daily life with the following:
WHAT CAN HELP ALLEVIATE SYMPTOMS SUCH AS HOT FLUSHES?
Elissa Scott created The T Lady – Menopause Tea, or the Hot Flush Tea (which consists of 5 top recommended herbs for Menopause) back in 2016 with her Innovation Patent. Elissa wanted to offer a natural alternative for women in a chemically driven world, and to support Ovarian Cancer research at the same time.
The T Lady’s – Menopause Tea is a true community affair, starting with her local tea makers to the independent tea packers. The tea packers have been given chances of employment; having suffered with long term mental health issues, homelessness or domestic violence and now the disabled in wheelchairs are joining the family and packing the tea!
So while Elissa has been busy selling her Menopause Tea – (a certified organic caffeine free herbal tea to women worldwide), she also came across concerned MEN from all age groups. These men would tell her Elissa that they knew nothing about Menopause and what it was!
When asked about manopause they replied they didn’t know that the male menopause even existed? Isn’t it a mid life crisis I’m going through?
Elissa realised then men didn’t have the emotional tools or education on how to deal, cope and assist their partners with their mood swings and 40 other menopause symptoms! They were confused, felt hopeless and wanted to support but didn’t know how!
So there is light at the end of the tunnel couples….Elissa is thrilled to hear and see a turnaround not only with women drinking the tea but wives are serving their cranky husbands a cuppa of Menopause Tea, opening up the discussions of menopause, telling them about manopause and working together to get a good night’s sleep!
“Be prepared to be amazed! Most people experience fantastic results with my tea” – Elissa
Here is Gary’s testimonial, his friend Peter bought him some tea to alleviate the hot flushes and sleepless nights whilst going through Prostrate Cancer. (click on link at top of page to be taken to the testimonial).
Utilising the Vegepod during lockdown - Menopause Tea - The T Lady
Menopause is part of life. However, it is not an easy phase for many women. The various changes in the body often lead to discomfort and pain. For many women entering the menopausal stage, the side effects of hormonal imbalances cause a significant amount of discomfort, such as hot flushes.
There are some wonderful natural remedies you can try such as Menopause Tea.
Vegepod is proud to support The T Lady’s - Menopause Tea Hot Flush Tea.
During Covid, The T Lady installed a Vegepod on her 32 acre property in the New England region in direct sunlight. The watering system is connected to her water tank.
Menopause Tea’s Top Recipe: 3 Herbs Are Now Growing In Hard Times:
We are so excited to grow our herbs in the Vegepod, so you can all use Withanian Indian Ginseng, Skullcap and Red Cover especially in a tea form to deal with hot flushes and night sweats, sleeping difficulties, vertigo, decreased sex drive, improved bone density, improved mental performance, and mood changes in women.
Natural remedies can be incorporated into your daily lives to reduce the effects of hot flushes.
I, 150% recommend the Vegepod. It’s easy to assemble. Have a quick look around your homes; can you see a spare space to introduce the Vegepod into your lifestyles? It fits no matter how big or small your venue or area maybe. The growing environment is so perfect, it’s enclosed, and it can withstand all weather conditions. I know, I live up on a hill! The canopy reduces snail activity and weeds, just brilliant - Elissa - The T Lady thinks, feels and loves!
Ringing in the Ears? Tinnitus and Menopause
The menopausal period changes women. Women notice many things are not the same as they used to be. As a woman approaches menopause her hearing may change and she may develop Tinnitus or ringing in the ears.
What is Tinnitus and what can you do about it? Find out more about this menopausal symptom in this blog.
What Is Tinnitus?
If there’s a whooshing, buzzing or any other sound that only you can hear, you’re probably experiencing Tinnitus. It’s a sensation of hearing sounds that are not actually present. It’s an internal, occasional or continuous ringing which could be in one or both ears with varying pitches. Ringing in the ear could be a menopausal symptom or caused by damage in your inner ear. It could also be one of those age-related things that occur at the same time as menopause.
Ringing in the ear has two kinds: subjective and objective. The subjective type is a common one where only the person hears the noise. The objective one is rare where some internal functions of the person experiencing Tinnitus are audible to others.
Tinnitus is an annoying condition. It becomes more noticeable when a menopausal woman is trying to get some sleep. For one woman it could be a noticed as a whirring sound, while for others a buzzing one or even crackling, popping type sound.
Does Menopause Cause Ringing in the Ears?
Although the direct cause-and effect has yet to be established ringing in the ear is assumed to be menopause-related. Given that menopause and tinnitus usually occur at around the same age, it’s hard to tell if one causes or worsens the other, or whether they are both just one of the many things that happen as you get older.
However, one study found out that low levels of estrogen can impair hearing both in human and animal studies. It’s believed that this is possible through alterations in blood flow to the Cochlea which is the hollow tube in the inner ear. Therefore, menopause can possibly cause ringing in the ears because it’s a period when the estrogen levels of women are decreasing.
There are also estrogen receptors in ear cells and auditory pathways. As estrogen underpins the signalling from the ears to the brain its dropping level may cause the mixed-up sounds that are being communicated, resulting in unwanted, inner ear noise.
Ringing in the ears may be temporary for some women. Over time, it can disappear completely or be reduced to a tolerable level as the body adjusts to the hormonal changes. Each month can be different.
What Can Women Do to Protect Their Hearing?
Maintain a healthy diet. As you get older, what you eat influences the way you hear. Women who eat healthier diets have lower rates of hearing loss than those with a less-healthy diet. Make sure your daily serving includes fruits, vegetables, nuts, whole grains, legumes, fish and lean meats.
In addition to having a healthy diet, Menopause tea is another healthy and natural alternative you can try. Examples of these tea blends are Black Cohosh, Red Clover and Ginkgo Biloba. They can lessen menopausal symptoms like ringing in the ears and improve a woman’s quality of life. For the best menopause tea, try The T Lady’s Menopause Tea. It’s a certified organic caffeine-free natural tea for women in Australia and worldwide.
Exercise regularly. Regular physical exercise not only aids in hormone balance, it also increases the blood flow to the ear which is important to the health of the tiny hair cells in the inner ear. These cells translate the sound your ears collect into electrical impulses that the brain translates. Such hair cells don’t regenerate so when they get damaged or die, your hearing is impacted.
Determine your triggers. Caffeine, nicotine and alcohol are just some of the factors that can trigger or worsen Tinnitus. It’s important that you know what triggers it so you can avoid it.
Avoid loud background noises. They can move the fluid in the inner ear and damage the hair cells. Instead, consider soothing white noises to help you cope with the ringing in your ears.
Tinnitus is common among women who are nearing or who are in their menopausal stages. However, it doesn’t mean that it’s only a menopausal symptom. If you’re dealing with ringing in your ears, it’s still best to consult a doctor and get your hearing checked.
Menopause Brain Fog and How to Treat It Naturally
In Australia, the average menopause age of women is 51 years old. When women reach this menopausal stage, which is due to hormone level changes, they often experience a lot of symptoms, such as hot flushes, night sweats, vaginal dryness, hair loss, weight gain and can even go through anxiety and depression. Many women are also reporting that they are becoming forgetful or having a hard time concentrating as if there is a fog that keeps them from thinking normally. With a lot of menopausal women experiencing this type of worrying condition, brain fog is not just in our heads, but it’s real and should be addressed.
What Is Brain Fog?
Brain fog is a symptom that can make menopausal women feel tired, confused, distracted and have a feeling of general forgetfulness. It often includes:
· Memory problems
· Feeling ‘spacy’ or ‘out of it’
· Unable or taking too long when completing a task
Brain fog, like the literal fog, affects your ability to focus and overall mental clarity. For example, you can experience being in the middle of the room not knowing how you got there or what you are doing there. You may also see the face of a close relative but not be able to identify the name. Sometimes, you passionately talk about something you love and then trail off because you suddenly forgot what you were doing moments ago.
If you are menopausal and have the same experiences as our examples, then you might be experiencing brain fog. You are not alone in this. A lot of women in their menopausal stages go through this.
The Relation Between Menopause And Brain Fog
When women enter the menopausal stage in their 40’s or 50’s, ovaries stop ovulating and can result in decreased estrogen and progesterone. This change in hormone levels plays a role when it comes to physical and mental health. Low progesterone can lead to irritability, mood swings, sleep problems and brain fog. On the other hand, low estrogen can induce hot flushes, mood changes, confusion and fatigue.
Many women worry about brain fog being a sign that they have dementia. However, if it occurs due to changes in hormones and comes with hot flushes and night sweats, menopause brain fog might be the one causing the discomfort.
What Can You Do About It?
Depending on how bad it is menopause symptoms can be treated in a hormonal or non-hormonal way. The hormonal method involves hormone replacement therapy, while the non-hormonal method, also called naturopath menopause treatment, uses lifestyle changes, diet improvement and over-the-counter therapies.
If you want to naturally lessen your menopause symptoms and improve your brain fog, here are some ways that can help you:
Exercise is important for everyone, including women in their menopausal stages. It helps your blood circulation, sleep, strength and mood. Keeping your body fit and healthy is of big importance because living an inactive lifestyle leads to more serious health issues.
2. Do Brain exercises
Just like how the body needs exercise, the brain would also benefit from getting workouts. It is a way to sharpen your memory, improve your focus and keep brain fog at bay. Grab some crossword puzzles or start a new hobby to ensure that your mind stays active.
3. Improve your Diet
Food high in salt, sugar and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol is bad for your overall health. You should eat those with high nutrients, minerals and vitamins to keep your body and brain properly nourished. Keeping yourself hydrated and avoid smoking or drinking alcohol. Also, try drinking menopause tea to help eliminate menopause symptoms.
How a Menopause Tea Can Help You?
Herbal teas can alleviate the symptoms caused by Menopause. Special tea blends assist in balancing estrogen levels and reducing the repercussions of having low hormones, such as hot flushes, insomnia, joint pains, and brain fog. This beverage relieves menopause inconveniences and gives you a relaxing effect that will help you get through the day with ease.
If you are looking for a Menopause tea, The T Lady has batches ready for you. This all-organic, pure-taste and original menopause tea is created from the finest herbs, including Red Clover, Black Cohosh and others that can give you relief from various menopause symptoms. It is available for purchase within Australia (free delivery) and internationally (includes postage). We also have a subscription service that comes with free delivery. For more details about products, check out our website.