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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Medication use : in general hormone replacement therapy will not interact with thyroid medication. Black cohosh likely would not either. If you are on hormone therapy ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
It depends: Menopausal women with hot flashes are the ones who most frequently use black cohosh. However, those with breast cancer, other hormone-sensitive cance ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francine Yep
30 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: As long as you don't have breast cancer, history of blood clots or liver disease. Black cohosh can help with the transition of challenging menopause. ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Safe.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Davant
48 years experience Family Medicine
Good question: The question is if black cohosh really works at all. Some studies suggest it may help menopausal symptoms--others have found little benefit. It's pret ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roberta Beals
27 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Sometimes you will need to take it twice a day. If it is not helping then your symptoms could be from something else.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
consistent activity: Like all herbs, black cohosh root contains a large variety of chemicals. The best-studied standardized form, remifemin, has an extract equivalent to 2 ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. G. Wen
Dr. G. Wen answered
25 years experience Pharmacology
Non standard: A daily dose of 40 to 80 mg standardized pills. For nonstandardized pills, i need to know the brand in order to provide more info.
A female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Black cohosh: It is possible that black cohosh which is a herb can cause a miscarriage early in the pregnancy, but later in the pregnancy it can be used to induce ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brad Eilerman
19 years experience Endocrinology
Black cohosh: Black cohosh helps with vasomotor symptoms of menopause (hot flashes, etc.) but does not "balance hormones".

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