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Reason for taking: Hot flashes
8/7/2014 12:03:04 PM

Reviewer: Irene, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been taking this for 5 years and it works great. The funny thing is it makes my hair curly. I have natural waves already but this stuff makes it curly. I just discovered this because for years I work my hair so short you could't tell. Last year I started letting it grow and found I have curly hair. I got sick with a cold and stopped taking it for a week and my hair became straight ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Hot flashes
7/31/2014 8:54:36 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I had a complete hysterectomy at age 40 and i do believe that i woke up from surgery sweating, and had horrible flashes so close together that i thought i was going to combust, i worked in ob/gyn and the Dr. told me to try it so i reluctantly did, and within 2 weeks they were almost gone, only a few every so often, even though the directions say to take 3 times a day, the Dr. told me to just take ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Hot flashes
7/20/2014 6:26:38 PM

Reviewer: aqua66, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I took Black cohosh capsules and they did really help with my hot flashes that were a result of taking tamoifen but my oncologist advised not to take it anymore due to possible increased cancer risk because the effects similar to estrogen but more studies are needed!

Reason for taking: Hot flashes
7/20/2014 2:09:36 AM

Reviewer: Justmecheri, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Took it (product contains black cohosh and is called "Remifemin") for about eight months with great results in preventing hot flashes. Then I decided to stop to see if I needed to continue taking it. The hot flashes came back, so I started taking the black cohosh (Remifemin) again, but strangely, it didn't work. Not at all! I wish I had never stopped, as now I'm on hormone th ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Hot flashes
6/23/2014 11:14:34 PM

Reviewer: tsmith, 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:
Thank goodness I found black cohosh . I hated the hormones my doctor prescribed but couldn't handle the hot flashes of menopause. About 3 days after starting black cohosh the hot flashes were gone and I felt great!

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