The pollen extract Femal—a nonestrogenic alternative to hormone therapy in women with menopausal symptoms

@article{Hellstrm2012ThePE,
  title={The pollen extract Femal—a nonestrogenic alternative to hormone therapy in women with menopausal symptoms},
  author={A. Hellstr{\"o}m and Jonas Muntzing},
  journal={Menopause: The Journal of The North American Menopause Society},
  year={2012},
  volume={19},
  pages={825–829}
}
Objective Hormone therapy with estrogen alone or combined with progestogen has come into disrepute because of safety concerns. Herbal medicinal products with an estrogenic action caused by their content of phytoestrogens constitute an alternative therapy. However, the estrogenic adverse effects of such products have caused some concern. The pollen extract Femal has been shown to be effective in the treatment of menopausal symptoms like hot flushes and sleeplessness. The present investigation… Expand
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