Review on effect of aromatherapy in menopausal syndrome - Dr. Nilofar Shaikh
Bio: Adept Ayurvedic doctor with clinical experience in field of gynaecology and obstetrics. At present working as Associate professor and consultant in Prasutitantra evam streeroga department of JS Ayurved Mahavidhyalaya, Nadiad, Gujarat. Successfully treated many cases of infertility, PCOD, uterine fibroid, menstrual disorders and breast diseases. Appointed as PI (Primary Investigator) in two research projects on cervical cell dysplasia and healthy progeny through ayurveda. Delivered many guest lecturers as subject expert at SATCOM, ECHO Ayursajeevaniyam and Diksha E learning Platforms. Published many research articles in peer reviewed scientific journals and appointed as reviewer in J-AIM peer reviewed journal.
Abstract: Menopause is derived from the Greek words “Menos” meaning month and ‘pausis’ meaning cessation. Menopause is the last menstrual flow of women’s life. The year just before and just after the menopause itself are referred to as the ‘climacteric’. During this period, ovaries start to produce lower levels of natural sex bromines such as estrogen and progesterone. The hormonal change influences the women’s health. Due to this reduced estrogen and progesterone hot flushes, irritability, insomnia, Joint pain etc. symptoms may appear in women. The aromatherapy is non expensive a simple intervention and has more powerful actions on , Hot flushes , insomnia and joint pain.