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Benefits And Side Effects Of Taking Remifemin
My mom is taking remifemin. What are the common side effects of this drug? What symptoms are to be reported immediately?
See the direction an: See the box that drugs came with it for direction and drug side effect or call your pharmacyst. ...Read more
Hot flashes yes: Studies indicate that the active ingredient in remifemin - black cohosh- can reduce hot flashes by up to 50%. Remifemin is actually one of the best studied commercially available black cohosh remedies. This herbal med is safe for women who want or need to avoid estrogen- such as women who have had an estrogen dependent cancer. ...Read more
Yes: If you are suffering from hot flashes in particular, remifemin may reduce that burden. Many perimenopausal women seem to have hot flashes toward the end of the cycle- that is to say in the week or so leading up to the menses. Try it and see if it works for you. Acupuncture, chinese medicine and Ayurveda also provide some wonderful remedies to ease that transition- good luck! ...Read more
Pcos and remifemin:
Remifemin is a reliable, clinically-studied black cohosh extract can provide natural relief from hot flashes, night sweats, mood swings etc of menopause and peri menopause. It allows you to have a strong alternative to hormone replacement therapy (hrt) for the treatment of menopausal symptoms.
Not most doctors like it. I doubt that it will help with pcos. Please get advise from your obgyn. Thanks. ...Read more
Was diagnosed pre-menopausal at 45yr, am now 56yrs, taking natural Remifemin for symtoms, how long does menopause last?? . Was on HRT but made me bleed
Pretty good: Studies indicate that the active ingredient in remifemin - black cohosh- can reduce hot flashes by up to 50%. Remifemin is actually one of the best studied commercially available black cohosh remedies. This herbal med is safe for women who want or need to avoid estrogen- such as women who have had an estrogen dependent cancer. ...Read more
Pre-menopausal at 45yrs, now 56yrs, on natural Remifemin for symtoms approx 3mths. HRT caused bleeding, how long will this last?? .
See a Specialist: Hormone therapy may cause bleeding. However, you will need to try different combinations by trial and error and find what suits you the best without giving you any bleeding. Symptoms of menopause last approximately 2 years. However, everyone is different. Some women take a longer time. Try adding relaxation techniques like meditation to your life. Remifemin is Ok as long as it works for you. ...Read more
Magnesium: Individuals on diuretics often feel better with magnesium, it lowers likelihood of ectopic activity, it reverses leg cramps in some. There are many benefits. It must be used careflly with poor kidneys and can cause diarrhea. If you are serious get the "magnesium factor" by mildred seelig md. ...Read more
Antidepressants: Benefits of antidepressants include relief from symptoms of depression: sleep disturbance, loss of interest in normal activities, fatigue, sad mood with suicidal thinking, etc. Side effects vary by the specific medication and are best discussed with your physician. Usually the best results come when psychotherapy is also part of the treatment for depression. ...Read more
Befinfits or side effects of taking coq10. I'm 30 in good health, low energy, take beta blocker for pvs. Could I benefit from coq10, any dangers?
No proven benefit: Don't waste your hard-earned money, the supplement industry is a multi-billion dollar fraud perpetrated on the american public. No proven benefit on pvcs. ...Read more
Experimental animal studies have suggested that resveratrol might be neuroprotective and be beneficial in the prevention and/or treatment of neurodegenerative diseases; however, clinical trials in healthy or cognitively impaired older people are currently very limited. (More information)
In randomized controlled trials, short-term supplementation with resveratrol significantly improved glucose and ...Read more
Tea in general:
Tea in general has been shown to have many health benefits. Green tea has been shown to have a high concentration of polyphenols which help to fight
radicals that cause DNA deterioration and aging.
Oolong tea has also been known to reduce tartar buildup, reduce plaque and promote gum health.
And there is some positive note that it may also reduce the risk of osteoporosis. Have a great day. ...Read more
Do you mean sunflower seed oil? If so, it does not treat any illness. It is no better or worse than other vegetable oils.
Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
What are considered well accepted benefits and side effects you have personally seen from l-arginine?
Zyprexa (olanzapine): Zyprexa (olanzapine) can be an effective medication for psychotic symptoms like hallucinations or delusions in schizophrenia, psychotic depression, and bipolar disorder. It can also be used to augment antidepressant effect in treatment-resistant depression. Typical side effects may include sedation and weight gain -- especially in the abdominal area. ...Read more
None: Drinking water is great as long as it's not excessive. This is not excessive. No side effects. ...Read more
Anti-inflammatory: It has anti-inflammatory effects and there are no side effects. ...Read more
Pregnancy prevention: Oral contraceptives help prevent pregnancy. They decrease the risk of ovarian, uterine and colon cancer. They can regulate the menstrual cycle. The tend to decrease cramps, shorten and lighten the menstrual cycle. They can improve acne. They can also be used to decrease PMS symptoms ...Read more
My doctor recomended me humira (adalimumab) for RA. What is it and what's its benefits and side effects? Thank u
Anti-TNF biologic: Humira (adalimumab) is one of five drugs that block a pro-inflammatory protein called tnf that are elevated in diseases like ra, psoriatic arthritis, and spondylitis. Anti-tnf agents are very effective. They are often given with methotrexate. Humira (adalimumab) has a variety of possible side effects but most patients do extremely well. Serious side effects are uncommon. ...Read more
Is it important to take glucosamine if I have RA and is it ok if I took it when am taking methotrexate? And what r the benefits and side effects?
SNRI vs SSRI: Cymbalta (duloxetine) increases serotonin and norepinephrine levels, zoloft increases serotonin levels only. Cymbala may help chronic pain as well as depression. Both are good antidepressants and have similar side effect profiles. Keep in mind there is no 1antidepressant that is effective for everyone. It may take several trials to find the right one for you or you may be lucky and respond to the 1st one. ...Read more