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2012-03-07 13:40:00

Natural supplement found to reduce hot flashes and bloating and improve irregular heart beat and digestive problems Half the population experiences menopause, and for those women, it is a condition they will experience for approximately one third of their lifetime. Alternative or natural remedies are an easy, effective way to improve signs and symptoms linked to the menopausal transition, without side effects. Natural supplement Pycnogenol® (pic-noj-en-all), an antioxidant plant...

Estrogen-Only Therapy Reduces Breast Cancer Chances In Post-Menopausal Women
2012-03-07 11:25:01

A new study published this week shows that women who used estrogen alone as hormone replacement therapy after menopause had a lower risk of developing breast cancer up to five years after they stopped taking it, reports Shari Roan for the Los Angeles Times. This discovery adds yet another twist to the ongoing story on hormone replacement therapy for treatment of hot flashes and poor sleep quality. The estrogen-only therapy appears to cut the risk of having breast cancer by about 20...

2012-02-28 21:35:22

NAMS endorses flexible duration of hormone therapy use for many women A great deal has been learned in the ten years since the first results emerged from the Women's Health Initiative (WHI). Hormone therapy (HT) remains the most effective treatment available for menopausal hot flashes and night sweats. However, there is a growing body of evidence that formulation, route of administration, timing of therapy and duration of therapy may produce different effects. It is essential to...

2012-02-09 14:35:00

Introduction Aimed at Easing the Symptoms Associated with Hot Flashes in Women Kennesaw, Ga. (PRWEB) February 09, 2012 Today, Clearly Natural introduced their newest addition to the Clearly Natural line of products, Clearly Natural Hot Flash Relief Spray. Available online and soon to be on shelves wherever feminine hygiene products are sold, this natural spray was created to provide instant relief from the many symptoms associated with the onset of pre-menopause and menopause including hot...

2012-01-05 11:25:40

S-equol supplement also relieved muscle discomfort Daily doses of a soy germ-based nutritional supplement containing S-equol significantly improved menopausal symptoms, including significantly reducing hot flash frequency after 12 weeks according to a placebo-controlled study in postmenopausal Japanese women published in the peer-reviewed Journal of Women's Health. "It is believed that S-equol, produced from the isoflavone daidzein during the fermentation of soy germ, interacts with...

2011-12-22 12:23:00

McMaster University researchers have found consistent evidence that use of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is associated with breast cancer globally. This study comes at a time when more women are again asking for this medication to control hot flashes and other symptoms of menopause. The rising trend is at odds with a U.S. Women's Health Initiative (WHI) study of 2002 which found a higher incidence of breast cancer, heart attack and stroke among women using HRT. Those findings led to a...

New Hormone Pill Has Potential To Help Women With Menopause
2011-12-20 13:04:58

Researchers say that a hormone pill may help women through menopause and give their sex lives a boost. They said they found the first robust evidence that low doses of a hormone called DHEA can help sexual function and menopausal symptoms. The team said that larger studies are still needed in order to help confirm their preliminary findings. "We must bear in mind that this is a pilot study with a small sample," Anna Fenton, co-editor of the journal Climacteric, said in statement. "We...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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