Category: Menopause

Black Cohosh and Menopausal Symptoms

A randomized double-blind, placebo- controlled multi-center, study appearing in the journal Obstetrics and Gynecology(2005; 105(5 Pt 1)) tested the efficacy of a standardized black cohosh extract on menopausal symptoms. The subjects were 304 women with menopausal symptoms. They were given a standardized extract of black cohosh (5mg isopropanolic extract) for a period of 12 weeks. Read More …

Vitamin E and Hot Flashes

A small, double-blind, and placebo-controlled study, published in Gynecologic and Obstetric Investigation (2007; 64(4): 204-207), showed that vitamin E supplementation may have a favorable effect on menopausal hot flashes. The subjects of the study were 51 menopausal women who were given a placebo for four weeks. After a week, they were given 400 IU of Read More …