Tag: "cohosh" at medical news
Relieve hot flashes
...timulate breast cancer growth.// The herb black cohosh
seems to alleviate hot flashes and other symptoms of menopause, and is approved for this purpose in Germany. Vitamin E, at a dose of 800 international units (IU) per day, is modestly effective in reducing hot flashes, the team reports, on average cut...
Herbal Remedy Risky for Cancer Patients
For many women, taking the herbal extract black cohosh
is an effective way to relieve menopausal symptoms...treatment affected female mice. Results show black cohosh
did not increase the incidence of new tumors but did increase the number of tumors that spread to th...
Using herbal remedies with chemotherapy may not be a good idea
...ed for chemotherapy. The results showed that black cohosh
increased the effectiveness of two drugs, decreased the effectiveness of the third drug, and did not have any effect on the fourth drug or radiation therapy. It is still not known why the effectiveness of drugs are getting affected by the herb, and ...
Treatment of Menopausal Symptoms Without Consulting Doctors
...ere ginkgo biloba, ginseng, St. John's wort, black cohosh
or a combination product. "The reduced use of menopausal hormone therapy, while an appropriate response to the WHI findings, has left both patients and their physicians in a difficult position," said Randall S. Stafford, MD, PhD, associate professo...
HRT: Boon or Bane?
...lternatives to HRT include soy, herbals like black cohosh
and localized hormone rings. Many doctors now recommend starting HRT during menopause and slowly tapering off to no treatment.Source: Eurekalert...
Alternative therapy – an alternative to HRT
...ay affect women with breast cancer.'The herb black cohosh
has been associated with liver toxicity and in one case a patient consequently needed a liver transplant after a serious harmful reaction. According to the report, contaminants like mercury, arsenic lead and pesticides are also a cause of concern. ...
Black Cohosh Does Not Treat Hot Flashes
... irrespective of the fact whether women took Black cohosh
or a placebo. Black cohosh, a perennial herb memb...mparing the effects of three formulations of black cohosh
with hormone therapy and placebo for relief of hot flashes and night sweats. Researchers assigned 3...
Herbal Supplements Fail to Relieve Hot Flushes
...signed to receive one of five therapies: · Black cohosh
· A multibotanical supplement, including black c...ing hormones. "While this study found that black cohosh
alone or with other herbs did not reduce menopausal hot flashes," said NCCAM Acting Director Ruth L....
Black Cohosh-Black Magic Against Breast Cancer
...cancer risk by up to 61 percent. The herb black cohosh
is used along with dong quai, red clover, ginseng,...s used, one particularly stood out. This was black cohosh
as well as one of its derivatives; Remifemin. It was also seen that African-American women were ...