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Menopause: How to Survive Symptoms?
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29 September 2020

Menopause: How to Survive Symptoms?

Menopause: How to Survive Symptoms?

Menopause is a defining moment in a woman's life. It is a natural aging process, which usually occurs in the 45 to 55 age group, but can also be caused by surgery or other situations.

In menopause and perimenopause, ovarian function ceases, with no estrogen production, which leads to the absence of menstruation. Consequently, certain physical and psychological changes occur and the woman is no longer able to become pregnant.

Find out in this article at what age menopause starts and what the symptoms of menopause are, as well as what is the most appropriate treatment for their quick relief.

When does menopause start?

It can be said that the woman entered menopause when she has not had a period for a year or more. The average age of onset of menopause is 51 years in Europe. Menopause may occur in its usual period (physiological menopause), late, if after 55 years (late menopause) or early, if before 45 (early menopause).

What are the symptoms of menopause and pre-menopause?

The symptoms of menopause and perimenopause vary in intensity and frequency from woman to woman. The most common are:

  • Hot flashes, night sweats and mood swings;
  • Vaginal dryness and atrophy of the vagina tissue;
  • Decreased bone density (risk of osteoporosis);
  • Increased cholesterol levels (risk of heart disease);
  • Changes and loss of skin firmness.

What to do to relieve symptoms of menopause?

To mitigate this symptoms, the following non-pharmacological treatment is recommended:

  • Food supplements with phytoestrogens (soy isoflavones), calcium and vitamin D;
  • Intimate care with phytoestrogens, moisturizers and lubricants;
  • Lifestyle: Physical exercise, Relaxation techniques and Healthy eating

What are the best Dermoteca products to relieve menopausal symptoms?

Dermoteca recommends using the Fitormil and Fitorgil Pro range, specifically developed for the relief of menopausal symptoms:
The products of the Fitormil range, with Soy Glycine Oil, act locally in the intimate area with a moisturizing action and stimulate the increase of thickness and tonicity of this area in menopause, fighting its atrophy in the medium term.

It consists of 3 products with complementary actions:

Fitormil is a brand specialized in hygiene and care of the female intimate zone in pre-menopausal and menopausal women, an area that becomes more sensitive and weakened in this stage.
The line has as its main ingredient, soy glycine oil, which is a topical phytoestrogen with recognized properties in the fight against atrophy of the intimate area. In addition it also has extracts of lavender and chamomile for a decongestant, and soothing action and other components with an excellent moisturizing and anti-inflammatory action.

Fitorgil Pro is a food supplement with a unique formula, composed of soy isoflavones (with recognized properties in relieving the symptoms of menopause, due to their structure similar to estrogens), and two plant extracts: hops and sage. Hop Extract has a strong action in combating hot flashes and insomnia.

Food supplement with soy isoflavones, hops extract, sage and vitamins, indicated for the relief of menopausal symptoms such as hot flashes, night sweats and insomnia. gluten and lactose free.

Sage Extract has clinically proven efficacy against hot flashes and night sweats. It also has Vitamin E with antioxidant action and in the prevention of cardiovascular risk and Vitamin D that prevents osteoporosis. Onagre oil acts to correct hormonal imbalance, because it is rich in essential fatty acids.

Fitorgil Pro has clinically proven effectiveness and is free of gluten, lactose, dairy products and GMOs. It is recommended to take 1 capsule a day.

For a complete treatment of the signs and symptoms of menopause, it is recommended to use all products in the Fitormil and Fitorgil Pro range together:

  • Daily intimate hygiene with Fitormil Solution, Hydration of the external genital area with Fitormil Gel, Local action in the internal intimate area with Fitormil Óvulos and Fitorgil Pro, to combat the symptoms of hot flashes, insomnia and irritability.

Both Fitormil and Fitorgil Pro products do not contain hormones and have no contraindications.


What are the typical symptoms of menopause?

Mainly: hot flashes, night sweats, mood swings, vaginal dryness and atrophy of the vagina tissue. They occur in most women.

How to deal with hot flashes and night sweats?

You can take a non-hormonal food supplement, for example with soy isoflavones and other components, such as Fitorgil Pro, thus relieving hot flashes.

How to decrease vaginal dryness and atrophy in menopause?

Specific cosmetic products for hygiene and intimate care during menopause with a moisturizing action that stimulates thickness and tone improvement of the external intimate area.

What are the best Dermoteca products to relieve menopausal symptoms?

You should use non-hormonal products for local application such as the Fitormil range and supplements with soy isoflavones, such as Fitorgil Pro.


When does menopause start?
What are the symptoms of menopause?
What to do to relieve symptoms of menopause?
What are the best Dermoteca products to relieve menopausal symptoms?

Dr. Dermoteca

written by Dra. Patrícia Monteiro, Pharmacist and Category Manager of Ginecology at Dermoteca

reviewed by Dra. Cristina Varandas, Farmacêutica, CEO & Founder of Dermoteca

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