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Options for Hot Flash Relief

Up to 80 percent of U.S. women going through menopause experience hot flashes, or sudden feelings of intense heat.
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What Is Menopause?

Menopause means that a woman has had a final menstrual period, without another occurring in the following year.
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3 Menopause Symptoms You May Have Noticed

Some women have no menopause symptoms. Others have mild and largely tolerable symptoms, while a certain percentage may find them so severe that they seek medical treatment.
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What Is Coenzyme Q10?

Coenzyme Q10, a vitamin-like compound discovered in 1957, plays a crucial role in the cells’ energy-producing mitochondria. It also acts as a powerful antioxidant, meaning that it helps neutralize cell-damaging free radicals.
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What Is Yohimbe?

Made from the bark of a West African tree, yohimbe has been used as an aphrodisiac for centuries. In pre-Viagra (sildenafil) days, it was sometimes prescribed to treat erectile dysfunction.
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What Is St. John's Wort?

St. John’s wort (Hypericum perforatum) is a yellow flowering weed that has been used to treat various “nervous disorders” for centuries. It is sold in Germany, usually by prescription, as an antidepressant and in the United States as a dietary supple...
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What Is Ginkgo Biloba?

A centuries-old Chinese herbal medicine, ginkgo comes from the dried leaves of the maidenhair tree (Ginkgo biloba). It contains a complex mix of compounds, but researchers have primarily focused on two particular chemical groups—flavonoids and terpen...
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What Is Black Cohosh?

Cimicifuga racemosa, often called black cohosh, black snake root, or rattleweed, is a native American plant long used to treat “female complaints.”
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