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Menopause

06 June 2011

Flaxseed no help for menopausal hot flushes

Flaxseed is the latest in a long line of compounds that apparently don't reduce the incidence of the unpleasant symptoms associated with menopause such as hot flushes.

The search for a safe remedy for menopausal hot flushes has been foiled again, with flaxseed the latest in a long line of compounds that apparently don't reduce the incidence of the unpleasant symptoms.

Hot flushes often occur in breast cancer patients who have undergone hormonal treatment for their tumours as well as in women going through normal menopause.

Oestrogen therapy and menopause

 

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