Hot Flashes Hibbing MN

If you are having really bad hot flashes, here are something that are safe and have some solid research behind them: black cohosh extract, red clover extract, and soy isoflavones. Read on for more information on how they work.

Harvest Moon
(952) 345-3300
2380 West Wayzata Boulevard
Long Lake, MN
Hampden Park Co-op
(651) 646-6686
928 Raymond Ave
Saint Paul, MN
Kowalski's Market
(651) 429-5913
4391 S Lake Ave
White Bear Lake, MN
Great Health Nutrition
5192 Central Ave NE
Minneapolis, MN
Grassroots Co-op
(763) 427-4340
1917 2nd Ave
Anoka, MN
Whole Foods Market
(651) 690-0197
30 S Fairview Ave
St Paul, MN
Meadow Farm Foods
(218) 739-4585
23064 Co Hwy 1
Fergus Falls, MN
Simple Abundance, Inc
(651) 388-0333
318 Bush St
Red Wing, MN
Valley Natural Foods
(952) 891-1212
13750 County Road 11
Burnsville, MN
Betty Lou's Health Foods
(218) 722-1885
2210 Mountain Shadow Dr
Duluth, MN

Hot Flashes

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By Tori Hudson, ND

Q: I’m having really bad hot flashes; can you recommend something that’s safe and has some solid research behind it?

A: Fortunately, you’ve got several good botanical options. Among the best researched are black cohosh extract, red clover extract, and soy isoflavones. I suggest experimenting to find out which one works best for you.

For black cohosh, make sure the label says it contains a standardized extract and take 40 to 80 milligrams a day; symptoms should improve or go away within two to four weeks. For red clover, also use a standardized extract and take 40 mg twice a day. Take soy isoflavones in amounts of 50 to 150 mg a day—you can get it from capsules, protein powder, or soy food.

Another possible treatment is natural progesterone cream. In one early clinical trial, 83 percent of the women using a cream that contained 20 mg of progesterone per one-quarter teaspoon saw their hot flashes improve or completely disappear. Unfortunately, the most recent study conducted at the Menopause Centre of the Royal Hospital for Women in Sydney, Australia, did not show a significant effect. Still, you may want to try it for yourself—it seems to work for many of my patients.

Author: Tori Hudson

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