Bee pollen and honey for the alleviation of hot flushes and other menopausal symptoms in breast cancer patients.

@article{Mnstedt2015BeePA,
  title={Bee pollen and honey for the alleviation of hot flushes and other menopausal symptoms in breast cancer patients.},
  author={K. M{\"u}nstedt and Benjamin Voss and U. Kullmer and Ursula Schneider and J. H{\"u}bner},
  journal={Molecular and clinical oncology},
  year={2015},
  volume={3 4},
  pages={
          869-874
        }
}
Hot flushes, night sweats, pain during sexual intercourse, hair loss, forgetfulness, depression and sleeping disturbances are common problems among breast cancer patients undergoing antihormonal treatment. The aim of this study was to investigate whether bee pollen can alleviate menopausal symptoms in patients receiving tamoxifen and aromatase inhibitors/inactivators. We compared a pollen-honey mixture with pure honey (placebo) in a prospective, randomized crossover trial in breast cancer… Expand
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