Concurrent use of self-prescribed complementary and alternative medicine, and hormone replacement therapy in menopause: Possible side effects

Publication Type:
Journal Article
Citation:
Australian Journal of Herbal Medicine, 2016, 28 (3), pp. 73 - 74
Issue Date:
2016-01-01
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© NHAA 2016. Whilst women frequently visit general practitioners for help with menopausal symptoms such as hot flushes, research shows many women also self-prescribe complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) to control these symptoms. Further research is required to understand women’s motivations for self-prescribing CAM during menopause and to inform safe usage if these CAM and hormone products are utilised concurrently.
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