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Reason for taking: Hot flashes
10/25/2011 8:58:14 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
After refusing HRT, I decided to try black cohosh to reduce hot flashes (having one every hour). Within two days, the flashes just stopped along with the night sweats. I began to sleep through the night again. Vaginal dryness issues completely resolved. I took one pill in the a.m. and one in the p.m. although the directions said to take up to three pills daily. I cut back to one pill daily and sti ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Hot flashes
10/23/2011 8:43:34 PM

Reviewer: wash, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
if I 4get to take a tab..a few days later the flashes and mood swings start back it has really helped me I have cancer and the Dr.s the gyn oncologist didn't want me to use estrogen in a large amt ...this has helped me keep some of my sanity...as evening of primrose helped me through premenstruation. I use Natures Bounty 540mg from schnucks.

Reason for taking: Hot flashes
10/23/2011 11:17:49 AM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I found myself unable to sleep due to anxiety. During the day I also experienced the same anxiety. I did not relate these feelings to the black cohash until about a week went by. I stopped taking it and the feelings went away.

Reason for taking: Hot flashes
10/18/2011 11:48:55 AM

Reviewer: ixb2un, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I started taking black cohosh for hot flashes. Yes, it started working for me. After 7 days I broke out in hives around my waist, my hands started itching and swelling. I went to the hospital (it was late at night). The doctor said that I was having a allergeic reaction to something. He gave me a steioid shot, and a RX. for hydroxyzine for itching. Not knowing the next day, I continued taking blac ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Hot flashes
6/29/2011 10:35:52 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Wanting to avoid HRT, I first started taking an OTC menopause med containing a little soy and BC. It did not work at all. CHanged to 540 mg of BC daily. It works somewhat. I was having TERRIBLE hot flashes that cycled about every 15 minutes, 24-7. I now go for days without one and then will have 3-5 per day. THey don't last long. I have noticed some swelling in my fingers, vision change ... Show Full Comment

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