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Pomegranate seed oil in menopausal women with hot flashes

In this study, 81 postmenopausal women completed a 12 week course of treatment in a prospective, randomized, placebo-controlled double-blinded trial. They received either two daily doses of either 30 mg of pomegranate seed oil (PGS) containing 127 mcg of steroidal phytoestrogens per dose or a placebo. The women reported their symptoms with a daily diary […]

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A recent study confirmed what we probably all already know: Women who don’t smoke, have a body mass index lower than 25, exercise at least 30 minutes a day and eat a Mediterranean-style diet have a significantly lower risk of sudden cardiac death. In the Nurses’ Cohort Study that followed 81,722 women from 1984 to […]

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