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This study is the first randomized placebo-controlled trial of oral micronized progesterone (OMP) for hot flushes and night sweats, aka vasomotor symptoms (VMS). Postmenopausal women within 1 to 10 years of their last menstrual period and experiencing VMS that met the entrance required minimum for both frequency and intensity. The 133 women were randomized to […]

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Soy and hot flashes

The purpose of this analysis was to determine whether soy isoflavones were effective in the alleviation of hot flashes in perimenopausal and postmenopausal women. Two large data bases, PubMed and the Cochrane Controlled Clinical Trials Register Database were searched for studies on this topic that were double-blind randomized controlled trials through mid December 2010. A […]

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