Archive for April, 2009
As a follow-up to a previous post on bioidentical hormone replacement, I thought it would be helpful to quickly review the major herbal and alternative medicine products available to treat menopausal symptoms. The market is large, and the treatments are ubiquitous in pharmacies, so they’re worth of some science-based scrutiny.
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Tags: bht, black cohosh, dong quai, evening primrose oil, flax, hot flashes, hrt, menopause, nufem, nutrafem, promensil, red clover, remifemin, soy
You’ve seen the billboards for Vivimind across Canada. Remember them? Targeting an aging population of boomers, Vivimind is touted as a “scientifically proven” natural health product that “protects memory function”. The website goes to great lengths to promote that Vivimind is both “scientific” and “evidence based”. So let’s take a look at what sort of […]
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Tags: 3-amino-1-propanesulfonic acid, 3aps, Age Associated Memory Impairment, alzheimer's disease, alzhemed, cerebril, homotaurine, tramiprosate, vivimind