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Can dong quai help menopause symptoms?

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Dong quai is a botanical that is touted to relieve hot flashes and night sweats, and has been used in traditional Chinese medicine for over 2,000 years. There is little scientific evidence to support this claim, however. More studies are needed to determine its effectiveness.

From: Menopause and Alternative Therapy WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES: The Cleveland Clinic Department of Nutrition Therapy. National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine. North American Menopause Society. National Institutes of Health. American Academy of Family Physicians. USDA -- Iowa State University Database on the Isoflavone Content of Foods, 1999.





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Reviewed by Nivin Todd on July 12, 2017

SOURCES: The Cleveland Clinic Department of Nutrition Therapy. National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine. North American Menopause Society. National Institutes of Health. American Academy of Family Physicians. USDA -- Iowa State University Database on the Isoflavone Content of Foods, 1999.





American Cancer Society.

Reviewed by Nivin Todd on July 12, 2017

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