Menopause refers to final cessation (stoppage) of menses. It occurs because of exhaustion of eggs from the ovaries; which causes lack of Estrogens.
Symptoms and signs of Menopause:-
The physical signs of Menopause are the outcomes of hormonal changes and no treatment is needed unless the changes become troublesome for the patient. Physical changes at Menopause include:
Breasts become fatty and pendulous.
Osteoporosis ( bones become porous & easily breakable)
Growth of facial hair
Pubic and axillary hair become sparse (less)
Age of menopause – between 40-55 yrs.
However, some women may experience joint pain, obesity, hot flushes (heat sensation on face, neck and spreading to the whole body), headache, irritability, vertigo, fatigue, palpitation depression, backache, which can be treated with the acupressure therapy.
Du channel all points
UB 23, 31, 32, 47, 50, 60, 56, 67
Sp 6, 10
K 3, 7
CV channel all points
Reflex points – all glands, diaphragm, brain, spinal column.