TITLE

Women Turning to Herbal Menopause Remedies

PUB. DATE
September 2006
SOURCE
Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter;Sep2006, Vol. 24 Issue 7, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on women looking more towards herbal remedies as a substitute to hormone therapy to relieve menopause symptoms. While herbs such as St. John's wort, black cohosh, and ginko biloba are increasingly popular, studies have shown that they are not always effective. Non-hormonal treatment is not an optimal choice, according to the study. Prescription drugs originally approved for other uses, such as anti-depressants and blood-pressure treatments, have shown some effectiveness.
ACCESSION #
22188660

 

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