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Study Confirms No HRT Benefit for Older Women

...eplacement therapy to relieve symptoms such as hot flushes and night sweats. For these women, recent studies suggest there may be cardiovascular benefits of taking HRT around the time of menopause. The authors say that more research is needed to assess conclusively the long term benefits and risks among thes...

Hormone Therapy: An Alternative To Estrogen For Menopause

... effective alternative therapy for controlling hot flushes and night sweats//. The study suggested that a old treatment derived from progesterone may be as effective as estrogen for quelling hot flushes. Medroxyprogesterone, a synthetic version of the hormone progesterone, was first made about 40 years ag...

Herbal Supplements Fail to Relieve Hot Flushes

... other botanical supplements failed to relieve hot flushes in perimenopausal or postmenopausal women, who participated in the Herbal Alternatives (HALT) for Menopause Study. The research funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), found that women using menopausal hormone therapy, however, did rec...

New Study Shows Efficacy of AROMASIN on Early Breast Cancer

...ment group (Aromasin vs tamoxifen) in IES were hot flushes (21.2 vs. 19.9), fatigue (16.1 vs. 14.7) arthralgia (14.6 vs. 8.6), headache (13.1 vs. 10.8, insomnia (12.4 vs. 8.9), and increased sweating (11.8 vs. 10.4). Most common adverse events reported for advanced breast cancer were mild to moderate and inc...

Now, a Hormone-free Contraceptive Pill for Men

...rmones, which could cause side effects such as hot flushes and moodiness. Other male pills are under development but many of them are based on hormones that trick the brain into switching off sperm production. These are typically being developed as injections, implants and patches. Source-IANS...

Alternative therapy – an alternative to HRT

...upset and rashes. Symptoms of menopause like hot flushes and mood swings can be treated with the traditional HRT. However, the risk of and development a blood clot on the lungs, increases. This study investigates complementary therapies and their effectiveness in clinical studies. Of the more than 200 e...

Secret Herb Could Tackle Hot Flushes And Night Sweats In Breast Cancer Patients

Hot flushes and night sweats continue to trouble breast cancer...is herb, normally found in any kitchen to stop hot flushes or night sweats, which necessitate changing of clothes, three or four times during night, in extreme...

Exercise keeps ‘Alzheimer’s Awa’

...rding to a recent study done in the UK. Exercise flushes out the toxic chemical that causes this degenerative disease of the brain in the elderly // population. Exercise replaces the toxic molecules with beneficial ones that protect the nerve cell. The research, led by Ignacio Torres-Aleman from the Caj...

HRT And Alcohol Combine Increases Risk Of Breast Cancer

...me of the worst effects of menopause including hot flushes and irritability. But the current study finds that women who are on HRT risk the development of estrogen positive breast cancer if they continue to drink alcohol. Our results suggest that women taking hormones should avoid alcohol, said Professor Ali...

Distressing Side-Effects Of Hormone Pills In Breast Cancer

... the distress caused by the side-effect of the hot flushes that all endocrine treatments produce is seriously... adhering to their breast cancer treatments is hot flushes and this affects post and pre-menopausal patients," said Professor Fallowfield. She said that a seri...

Red Clover- A Future Remedy For Menopause And An Alternative To HRT

...ut how effectively it can be used to treat the hot flushes experienced during menopause. If successful, it might turn out to be an ideal alternative to the current hormone // replacement therapy instituted. It has been a problem of concern as regarding what to recommend for patients who are not willing for...

Estrogen therapy for hot flushes

...ne treatment for women experiencing menopausal hot flushes and bleeding. The June issue of Fertility and Sterility says low-dose estrogen therapy is as effective as high-dose estrogen in treating menopausal symptoms. Low-doses are actually are more effective in stopping the irregular bleeding.// Dr. W...

Beat menopausal symptoms with low-dose estrogen

...ne treatment for women experiencing menopausal hot flushes and bleeding. The June issue of Fertility and Sterility says low-dose estrogen therapy is as effective as high-dose estrogen in treating menopausal symptoms. Low-doses are actually are more effective in stopping the irregular bleeding. Dr. Wul...

HRT an accretion of cancer

...r women to reduce menopausal side effects like hot flushes and night sweats, and to protect them from osteoporosis and heart disease. Research has shown the drugs, which replace natural hormones that decrease with menopause, cause a slightly increased risk of cancer of the breast and endometrium, the lining...

Hormone replacement Therapy a headache

...r women to reduce menopausal side effects like hot flushes and night sweats, and to protect them from osteoporosis and heart disease.// Research has shown the drugs, which replace natural hormones that decrease with menopause, cause a slightly increased risk of cancer of the breast and endometrium, the lini...

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