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Menopause Memory Trial: Herbs to be put to the test

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago are investigating whether hormone therapy and two herbal products can lessen memory and other cognitive problems experienced by menopausal women. "Decline in mental skills and difficulty remembering things, finding words, paying attention - these are all common complaints of midlife women," said Pauline Maki, associate professor of [...]

Menopause Memory Trial: Herbs to be put to the test 2015-09-09T13:50:28+00:00

Natural Comfort: Red clover improves vaginal dryness

Results of a double-blind, placebo-controlled trial indicate that a standardized red clover supplement is a natural alternative for minimizing vaginal dryness in healthy, postmenopausal women. As women get older, the vagina becomes dry and overly delicate in response to declining levels of the female hormone estrogen. A normal part of aging, the dryness can be [...]

Natural Comfort: Red clover improves vaginal dryness 2015-09-09T13:51:14+00:00

Life after HRT: many natural options

Just as the largest number of North American women in history are reaching menopause, the medical “treatment of choice” is being called into question. One of the largest and best designed studies on the use of Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) was recently abandoned due to the finding that women using HRT after menopause had a [...]

Life after HRT: many natural options 2018-02-15T15:53:43+00:00

Red clover: four benefits for menopause

Cultures around the world use herbs for the natural treatment of menopause. Black cohosh, chaste tree berry (vitex) and red clover are a few of the most common herbs for this purpose. Red clover contains four plant-based estrogens, called phytoestrogens. These bind to estrogen receptors in the body and help control symptoms of menopause, such [...]

Red clover: four benefits for menopause 2018-02-15T15:53:45+00:00

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