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Is It Safe To Take Amberen Even If Your Still Having Your Cycle
Probably: Amberen is a synthetic " natural" product that claims to restore the balance of your natural hormones, and treat menopausal symptoms. Some studies are noted on the website, but they are more anecdotal from what i can see. More than likely, it will not adversely effect your cycle. Will it help your symptoms, maybe. If it does great! if not, sit down and talk with your physician to create plan. ...Read more
Can't say for sure: Looking at the ingradients [on their website]...It seems so. However, the review did raise serious doubts [for me]about its efficacy; first...>try good balanced diet/exercise-walking/wt. Control/ and meditation/vitamins ...And may be good old herbal suppliments ..You would be better off not to mention, there are good rx medications, your md could prescribe. ...Read more
Depends: If she lost ovaries she will have an artificial menopajuse and amberen is advertised as a treatment. It contains a succinate that governs (so they advertise) oxidative stress. In my view, it is not the best approach at all and you should get advice locally if there are menopausal symptoms. If not, then she will not need any treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possibly...: Amberen is not a medication but a supplement. There is not much rigorous scientific data on it. It is used for menopausal symptoms. There are some rare side effects, including night sweats, itching, mild headaches, hot flushes, watering of the eyes, and rashes. Amberen has a small amount of monosodium glutamate (MSG), which may be the cause of some of the side effects. Allergic to MSG? do not use. ...Read more
Amberen&levothyroxin: Yes there is no conraindication for thaking these together. ...Read more
Yes, but: Amberen doesn't really work for menopause. There are some decent ingredients in amberen, but it also contains msg, which may be a neurotoxin, particularly in sensitive individuals. The studies listed on amberen's site are of poor quality or are animal studies. I have had several patients try amberen and none have had improvement in symptoms. But you can take it with levothyroxine. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes, but why?: You can, but there is no scientific information every showing amberen is good for treating anything, except making the manufacturer wealthy. You don't know what's in it or what it's supposed to do for you. How do you tell if it's working? Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Should i quit HRT low dosage birth control to take amberen? I am 59 years old and have considerable belly fat, sleepless nights, and mood swings
See your physician: Before starting a medication for no sex drive, you should have a complete evaluation. There are many causes of low sex drive, and it is important to have the right diagnosis before starting a treatment plan. Your primary care provider will be able to direct you further. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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