Herbal Remedies Improve Early Menopause Symptoms

A new study finds that plant-based supplements can offer some relief for menopausal symptoms. More than half of menopausal women experience hot flashes. Though prescription hormone therapy effectively treats this symptom, many women, who worry about possible negative health effects from these drugs, opt instead to use herbal remedies.

The new study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, found that plant-based supplements modestly reduced hot flashes and vaginal dryness as a result of phytoestrogens.

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