What Helps Hot Flashes

Hot Flashes are characterized by quick bursts of hot, flushed skin on the face, neck and head, followed by intense perspiration and sometimes chills.


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Natural Remedies That May Help Hot Flashes

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Black Cohosh


Effectiveness
75%


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Licorice Root

Licorice Root also known as Glycyrrhiza glabra is a flowering perennial herb of the Fabacea family native to Western Asia and southern Europe. Cultivated in Europe, Asia and the Middle East, it has been used medicinally and as a flavoring agent by the Ancient Assyrian, Egyptian, Chinese and Indian cultures. With over 300 compounds, Licorice has anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and antiviral properties used to treat digestive problems, menopausal symptoms, cough, and bacterial and viral infections.

 

Deglycyrrhizinated Licorice Root, also known as DGL, is a form of Licorice Root without the active compound, Glcyrrhizin, which has been linked to serious side effects.


Effectiveness
25%


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Valerian Root

Valerian is a tall, flowering grassland plant, Valeriana officinalis, native to Europe and Asia. Its roots and rhizomes have been used since the ancient Greeks and Romans to treat anxiety and insomnia. By increasing gamma-Aminobutyric acid levels, also known as GABA, Valerian has a calming effect and is used in the treatment of insomnia, anxiety, depression, headaches and menstrual symptoms.


Effectiveness
50%


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Soy Isoflavones

Soybeans, also known as Glycine max, are a legume of the Fabaceae family. Known for their edible seed, soybeans are native to Southeast Asia with roots tracing back to the 11th century BC. Soy Isoflavones are the plant-based phytoestrogens, mainly genistein and daidzein, present in soybeans. By binding to estrogen receptors, the compounds have both estrogen-agonist and estrogen-antagonist properties. Soy Isoflavones have been used in the treatment of hormone-dependent cancers, osteoporosis, cardiovascular disease, menopause and diabetes.


Effectiveness
25%


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