A new study adds to evidence that transdermal hormone delivery is a safer alternative to pills for menopausal women.
For women hoping to combat the symptoms of menopause with nonprescription alternatives like soy and flaxseed supplements, recent studies have held one disappointment after another.
Hot flashes that bedevil many women in menopause might actually be a good thing, depending on when they strike, according to new data from a long-running government study.
In a recent study in the February issue of Menopause, Isoflavones, a group of compounds found in plants, has been shown to reduce insomnia in postmenopausal women. The study also noted a decrease in hot flashes as well.
In human females, menopause usually happens more or less in midlife, signaling the end of the fertile phase of a woman’s life. Menopause is perhaps most easily understood as the opposite process to menarche, the start of the monthly periods. However, menopause in women cannot satisfactorily be defined simply as the permanent “stopping of the monthly periods”, because in reality what is happening to the uterus is quite secondary to the process; it is what is happening to the ovaries that is the crucial factor
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