Many medical textbooks describe the passage: “deterioration,” “estrogen starvation,” or “living decay.”
“It is the end of youth and beauty, and the beginning of uselessness and waste of women.”
“It is a mistake Mother Nature made in designing women.”
“Without medical intervention during or after menopause, a woman’s remaining years will be a pathetic remnant of a life.”
“It is an aging process that women should fight against mightily.”
Listed quotes are probably the reasons why pharmaceutical companies advocate the treatments to menopause.
“It is a difficult transition from reproductive animal to reflective animal.”
“It is a transition to be passed through to naturally emerge with a greater sense of well-being than any other stage of their lives.”
“Menopause, when understood and supported, provides the next level of initiation into personal power for women.”
“The most creative force in the world is the menopausal woman with zest.”
Quotes from above are probably the reasons why in some traditional native cultures, the older women contained great power and scrutinized all tribal decisions.
You choose what you believe. Our clinic believes that “menopause is no more a disease than menarche and it needs medical intervention only if its symptoms are uncomfortable and distressing.“