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REVIEW: Long-Term Efficacy and Safety of a Special Extract of Rheum rhaponticum L. (ERr 731) in Reducing Hot Flushes and Other Menopausal Symptoms

  title={REVIEW: Long-Term Efficacy and Safety of a Special Extract of Rheum rhaponticum L. (ERr 731) in Reducing Hot Flushes and Other Menopausal Symptoms},
  • Published 2009
  • Psychology, Biology, Medicine
Menopausal symptoms can start several years before menopause and last for 5 years (or more) afterwards and negatively impact daily living and well-being. To date, the most effective and reliable therapy for menopausal vasomotor symptoms (e.g., hot flushes, night sweats) is hormone therapy (HT). But many women are either hesitant to consider this option or are not candidates for HT due the increased risk of hormone-related cancers and cardiovascular disease. Even in ideal circumstances, HT is… 

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