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Doctor insights on: Remifemin Warnings And Recalls

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Menopause relief from remifemin?

Menopause relief from remifemin?

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

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Would it be ok to take remifemin if im not going through menopause?

Would it be ok to take remifemin if im not going through menopause?

Why?: Black cohosh is the main ingredient. It has benefit in reducing menopausal sx. Unless you are in perimenopause, what would be the benefit. Certainly nutritional support through herbs may be of benefit, but what relief are you seeking! ...Read more

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Would it be ok to take remifemin if im not quite going into menopause.?

Would it be ok to take remifemin if im not quite going into menopause.?

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

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Estroven or remifemin side effects?

Estroven or remifemin side effects?

See below: Estroven contains black cohash which has caused isolated cases of liver damage and failure. You need to talk to your doctor before starting this medicine. ...Read more

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Is remifemin tablet good for pcos?

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

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How good are any of the over-the-counter post-menopause solutions like remifemin?

How good are any of the over-the-counter post-menopause solutions like remifemin?

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

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Pre-menopausal at 45yrs, now 56yrs, on natural Remifemin for symtoms approx 3mths. HRT caused bleeding, how long will this last??.

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

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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

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

Rest of your life: Menopause will last the rest of your life. The SYMPTOMS of menopause tend to decrease over time and varies for each person. ...Read more

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Remifemin (black cohosh) cause high blood pressure?

Remifemin (black cohosh) cause high blood pressure?

Not reported: Black cohosh has not been reported to cause high blood pressure. One listed potential complication may be low blood pressure. ...Read more

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What are the warning signs of mg?

What are the warning signs of mg?

Myasthenia Gravis: Myasthenia gravis can present in different forms. For example, patient with ocular mg may present with variable ptosis of one or the both eyes. Patient may also have on/off diplopia. Systemic signs could be difficulty with doing repeatitive activities in the form of fatigue. ...Read more

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What are the warning signs of stroke?

What are the warning signs of stroke?

See below: Sudden heavy feeling or paralysis or weakness of one side of the body, drooping of the same side of the face. Slurred speech, confusion, vision changes, and headache. These symptoms have a sudden onset and would all happen on the same side of the body. If you or someone you know is experiencing these signs, call for help immediately and take note of the time of symptom onset. ...Read more

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What are some warning signs of crohns?

What are some warning signs of crohns?

Mucous, bloody stool: Crohn's is one of the inflammatory bowel conditions. One of the main signs will be a change in bowel movements usually with blood and/or mucous. Blood in the stool can be red, or dark, tarry and sticky. Abdominal pain is common as well. Rarely constipation can occur. It is systemic so many parts of the body can be affected and not just the stool: joint pain, fever, weight loss and fistulas. ...Read more

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What are the warning sides of suicide?

What are the warning sides of suicide?

Hopelessness: Sadness, isolation, recent crisis, giving important personal things away, talk or threats of suicide, not eating or taking care of oneself. If you or someone you know is thinking or talking about suicide, please call the crisis call center at 1-800-273-8255 or text ctl to 741741. You can also call 911. ...Read more

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What are the warning signs of a tsunami?

What are the warning signs of a tsunami?

There may be very: few. This is because a tsunamis may hit thousands of kilometres from the earthquake that caused it. Thus it may not be felt. When the tsunami is in deep oceans - it may not be apparent. Right before it hits, the sea may briefly recede from the coast. However the best way to find out is from a a tsunami warning system which includes a network of tsunami sensors. Not all countries have this. ...Read more

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What are the warning signs of type I diabetes?

What are the warning signs of type I diabetes?

See below: Early signs and symptoms of diabetes include increased urination, increased thirst and weight changes. Diabetes can only be diagnosed by a physician though. ...Read more

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Please describe the warning signs of a stroke?

Please describe the warning signs of a stroke?

NINDS website: Check the national institute for neurological disorders and stroke (ninds) for this info, the link is http://www.Ninds.Nih.Gov/disorders/stroke/knowstroke.Htm different from heart attacks, most strokes don't hurt. Patients often show up too late. Severe headaches may indicate hemorrhagic stroke or aneurysm rupture. If in doubt, go to the emergency room. ...Read more

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What are some early warning signs for rosacea?

What are some early warning signs for rosacea?

Redness: The early prominence of superficial capillaries of the cheeks and nose can be some early warning signs of rosacea. ...Read more