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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
9/29/2014 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

Reason for taking: Hot flashes
8/29/2014 7:12:19 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
hot flashes gone, but after taking about a month...weight gain and spotting started. I will switch to evening primrose

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

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