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Flaxseed Fails As Treatment For Hot Flashes

Posted on Jul 11, 2011 in Health & Wellness, Uncategorized

By Amanda Gardner HealthDay Researchers presenting a new study Sunday at the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology in Chicago report that a daily flaxseed bar was no more effective than a placebo in helping with hot flashes in women with or without breast cancer. “It’s unfortunate because these are such common problems, not just in breast cancer survivors but in postmenopausal women in general,” said Dr. Joanne E. Mortimer, director of women’s cancers programs at City of Hope Cancer Center in Duarte, Calif. “These poor women have one less...

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