- Research shows that plant-based supplements reduce hot flashes and vaginal dryness
- Some women worry about possible negative health effects from hormone replacement
(CNN)A new study finds that plant-based supplements can offer some relief for menopausal symptoms. More than half of menopausal women experience hot flashes. Though prescription hormone therapy effectively treats this symptom, many women, who worry about possible negative health effects from these drugs, opt instead to use herbal remedies.