In Ayurveda, Menopause is linked with aging, which is a Vata (air)-dominated stage of life. Therefore, the symptoms of
menopause experienced by some women are similar to the symptoms seen when the Vata Dosha increases and upsets the normal
balance of the body. Vata-type menopausal symptoms include depression, anxiety and insomnia. Menopause may also manifest
itself as an increase in the other two doshas. Women with Pitta (fire)-type symptoms are often angry and suffer hot flashes.
Kapha (water)-type symptoms include listlessness, weight gain, and feelings of mental and physical heaviness.
Ayurvedic treatment of Menopause focuses on strengthening and rejuvenating the reproductive system. Herbal preparations are
prescribed to regulate the hormones, calm mental stress and maintain effective digestion. General tonics are also prescribed
for boosting immunity and to provide rejuvenation. Diet and lifestyle adjustments are advised to maintain health and increase