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Support for Menopause, Perimenopause and Postmenopause Discomfort*
FACT: Revival Soy can reduce menopausal hot flashes and night sweats. Results from a peer-reviewed, published study at The Johns Hopkins Hospital show that Revival Soy can reduce hot flashes and night sweats naturally. Women experienced significant reductions in hot flashes and nights sweats, compared to their starting baseline levels, with daily Revival Soy use (just one serving per day). Typical reduction was nearly 40% in just 12 weeks in a study funded in part by Physicians Laboratories. It's that simple and delicious!1
Menopause is a natural stage of life all women experience as they age. The hot flashes, night sweats, mood swings and lack of energy can make menopause one of the most physically and emotionally miserable times in a woman's life. So, let's review what causes menopause, what you can expect and how Revival Soy can help support a more comfortable mid-life.
Menopause Hot Flash and Night Sweat Support with Soy?
While soy is not a replacement for prescription medication or HRT, over twenty clinical trials show that soy can help you have a more enjoyable and healthy mid-life by lessening hot flashes and other mild discomforts of menopause.1-10 Soy consumption has been shown to significantly improve a woman's comfort and health during perimenopause, menopause and postmenopause. A medical review in American Family Physician (the journal of the prestigious American Association of Family Physicians) found that soy can significantly improve the discomforts of menopause.6
Scientists became very interested in soy's potential role for menopause hot flashes and night sweat reduction after demographic studies revealed that only ~ 9% of women living in Asia, where the diet is rich in soy, experienced hot flashes during mid-life, in contrast to almost ~ 80 to 90% of Western women, who experience menopausal discomforts.11
Because soy can reduce hot flashes and nights sweats, and may reduce the risk of heart disease when consumed as part of an overall healthy diet, many doctors and healthcare providers now recommend soy as part of a healthy mid-life nutrition strategy.
What Causes Menopause?
Menopause occurs when declining levels of estrogen cause changes in your periods. This is a natural part of aging and not considered a disease. During menopause, ovulation (egg production) stops, causing periods to become less frequent and eventually stop altogether. For many women, this process begins silently somewhere around age 40. Declining estrogen levels during menopause may lead to poor vaginal and uterine health. Estrogen also helps women maintain strong bones and good cholesterol levels.
What can I Expect?
Perimenopause – gradually declining hormone levels (mid-to-late 30's to mid 40's)
The transition to menopause is a time period known as perimenopause, a process that begins 8 to 10 years before menopause and marks the beginning of declining hormone production by the ovaries. In the final one to two years of perimenopause, the decrease in estrogen accelerates and many women begin to experience menopausal discomfort such as irregular menstrual periods, hot flashes, mood swings, and lack of energy.
Menopause – cessation of menstrual periods (late 40's to mid 50's)
At this stage, the ovaries have stopped releasing eggs and producing most of their estrogen. It's during this time women can expect to experience the bulk of menopausal discomforts. Once a woman has gone 1 full year without a menstrual period, she has made it through menopause and at this point is considered postmenopausal.
Postmenopause – increased health risks (late 50's and beyond)
These are the years following menopause. During this stage, menopausal discomforts, such as hot flashes, ease for most women.
Average Time Until Results: 4 to 12 weeks
Leading Experts Who Recommend Revival Soy
- Lillie Shockney, RN-The Breast Cancer Survivors Club
- Dr. Carrie Carter-Thrive: A Woman's Guide to a Healthy Lifestyle
- Karen L. Giblin, President-Red Hot Mamas
- Carolyn chambers Clark, RN, EdD-Living Well with Menopause
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- Basaria S, Wisniewski A, Dupree K, Bruno T, Song MY, Yao F, Ojumu A, John M, Dobs AS. Effect of high-dose isoflavones on cognition, quality of life, androgens, and lipoprotein in post-menopausal women. J Endocrinol Invest. 2009 Feb;32(2):150-5.
- Obstetrics & Gynecology 1998 Jan;91(1):6-11. The effect of dietary soy supplementation on hot flushes. Albertazzi P, et al.
- Soy Isoflavones Decrease Hot-Flash Frequency: A Meta-Analysis of Studies Examining Soy Protein, Soyfood, and Soy Isoflavones. M. Kurzer, et al. 5th International Symposium on the Role of Soy in Preventing and Treating Chronic Disease, Sept. 21-24th, 2003. Orlando, FL.
- Menopause 2000 Mar-Apr;7(2):105-11. Clinical effects of a standardized soy extract in postmenopausal women: a pilot study. Scambia G, et al.
- Obstetrics & Gynecology 2002 Mar;99(3):389-94. Benefits of soy isoflavone therapeutic regimen on menopausal symptoms. Han KK, et al.
- Menopause 2002 Sep-Oct;9(5):329-34. Effects of a standardized soy extract on hot flushes: a multicenter, double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled study. Faure ED, et al.
- Morelli V and Naquin C. Alternative Therapies for Traditional Disease States: Menopause. AMERICAN FAMILY PHYSICIAN. 2002. Jul 1;66(1):129-134.
- "Impact of Soy on Menopausal Symptoms" (Susan Appling, Kathleen Kelly, Jerilyn Allen), Southern Nursing Research Society (SNRS) 17th Annual Conference, Orlando, Florida, February 2003.
- Am J Epidemiol 2001 Apr 15;153(8):790-3. Soy product intake and hot flashes in Japanese women: Results from a community-based prospective study. Nagata C, et al.
- Obstetrics & Gynecology 2001 Jan;97(1):109-115. Soy intake related to menopausal symptoms, serum lipids, and bone mineral density in postmenopausal Japanese women. Somekawa Y, et al.
- Nagata C, Shimizu H, Takami R, Hayashi M, Takeda N, Yasuda K, Serum concentrations of estradiol and dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate and soy product intake in relation to psychologic well-being in peri- and postmenopausal Japanese women. Metabolism 2000 Dec;49(12):1561-4.