Phytoestrogens for treatment of menopausal symptoms: a systematic review.

  title={Phytoestrogens for treatment of menopausal symptoms: a systematic review.},
  author={Erin E. Krebs and Kristine E Ensrud and Roderick MacDonald and Timothy J. Wilt},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology},
  volume={104 4},
OBJECTIVE To assess the efficacy and tolerability of phytoestrogens for treatment of menopausal symptoms. DATA SOURCES We searched the Cochrane Library and MEDLINE from 1966 to March 2004, using a detailed list of terms related to phytoestrogens and menopausal symptoms and also hand-searched abstracts from relevant meetings. METHODS OF STUDY SELECTION Randomized trials were eligible if they involved symptomatic perimenopausal or postmenopausal women, compared phytoestrogen with placebo or… CONTINUE READING


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