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Reason for taking: Hot flashes
12/16/2014 6:27:28 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

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Reason for taking: Hot flashes
11/23/2014 3:19:12 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I was having severe hot flashes multiple times a day, including night sweats. By taking 2 capsules a day I noticed improvement within the second day. After three weeks I may have one a week. I now have to only take 1 capsule a week.

Reason for taking: Hot flashes
11/5/2014 10:52:21 PM

Reviewer: RhiFaw, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I felt no need to mitigate hot flashes when they occurred occasionally. However, when flashes turned to daily seemingly relentless power surges, I took Black Cohosh until those surges dropped back to the less frequent flash. It usually only took three, maybe four days and leveled me out for increasingly longer periods. Then I would 'ween' off of the BC for another 3 days. What a relief! ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Hot flashes
9/30/2014 2:24:16 PM

Reviewer: 1 COOL Chick, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

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I've been on methadone maintenance therapy for the last 8 yrs, and the worst side effect has been excessive perspiration/hot flashes. My face literally drips, hair soaked; extremely uncomfortable AND embarrassing. Myself and 6 other women just started on 540mg of black cohosh a week ago, and from day 1- SWEATING IS GONE. No side effects; i feel great. Even with mild exertion, I feel nothing mo ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Hot flashes
9/29/2014 2:44:32 PM

Reviewer: uliuli, 75 or over Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Being treated for recuring prostate cancer with Lupron injections (female hormone)to reduce testosterone and PSA numbers. This gives me hot flashes at the rate of about 32 per 24 hrs. Taking Black Cohosh (540 mg pill 1/day). This has had no effect on reducing hot flash. But did have weight gain and my liver function numbers have gone up, an undesireable effect. Other side effects are loss of stami ... Show Full Comment

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