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I wondered if I could share something with you which I found very helpful for peri-menopausal symptoms. Milk thistle works very well for me in an unexpected way - on my hormones! I am a peri-menopausal woman, and my hormones were badly affected. My periods vary between being very light and very heavy, with a gap of anything from four days to two months - it's different every time. I was very tired all the time; very irritable, and very angry. I was anxious about everything, had horrendous hot flushes, and could not sleep. I tried Avogel Menosan for the hot flushes and it worked brilliantly, but the symptoms remained the same. I thought I'd try some Milk Thistle to see if that would help my liver. I use the tincture rather than the tablets so I can vary the dose depending on how I feel. It worked like magic and, within a few days, I was calmer, less anxious and much more energised. My periods have returned to normal - a light flow every 28 days - so I feel as though I am back to normal. It was only when I read more about how the Milk Thistle complex affects cholesterol and hormones, that I realised that it might be helpful if other women knew about the positive effect that Milk Thistle can have on peri-menopausal women. The online checking that I did suggests that taking Milk Thistle in the long term does not cause any negative side effects. I am planning on taking Milk Thistle until I am all the way through the menopause. I thought that it might be something other woman might like to try, and I wondered if you'd came across Milk Thistle helping other women like this before?

Thank you so much for letting us know about this positive outcome. We are aware that Milk Thistle can help, both with PMT and the menopause, and we... Read the full answer 〉

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You won’t get the menopause the minute you turn 50! The average starting age is actually between 45 and 55 and it can often depend on a number of factors including hereditary, weight and health, however every single woman will have an individual menopause.

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