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Pycnogenol and Menopause Symptoms

The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of a low dose of pycnogenol French maritime pine bark for any effect on perimenopause symptoms. This double-blind, placebo-controlled study was conducted in 170 perimenopausal women. They were given 30 mg of pycnogenol or placebo twice daily for 3 months. Perimenopause symptoms were evaluated using […]

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Effect of aromatherapy massage on menopause symptoms

Aromatherapy is the therapeutic use of essential oils from plants. These essential oils can be utilized through inhalation, oral intake, bathing, compresses and massage. Aromatherapy massage is the most widely utilized complementary therapy in the U.S. The purpose of the current study was to determine the effect of aromatherapy massage on menopausal symptoms. This study […]

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