Bijuva is a combination of an estrogen and progesterone indicated in a woman with a uterus for the treatment of moderate to severe vasomotor
symptoms due to menopause.
symptoms: black cohosh, hops, kava, kudzu, maca (especially Lepidium peruvianum), Panax ginseng, pine bark, red clover, St.
In the early postmenopausal period, there were significant negative correlations between all components of the T/ D balance with vasomotor
subscale scores (p<0.05).
Lead author Befus notes that she was "impressed with the notable improvements in vasomotor
symptom frequency, severity, and several quality of life measurements with acupuncture compared with no acupuncture.
Three trials of 454 women that compared exercise with no active treatment found no difference between groups in frequency or intensity of vasomotor
symptoms (standard mean difference [SMD]= -0.10; 95% confidence interval [CI],-0.33 to 0.13).
The MENQOL is structured so that the 29 items in the symptom inventory are grouped into four domains: vasomotor
, psychosocial, physical, and sexual.
Global Markets Direct's, 'Vasomotor
Symptoms of Menopause (Hot Flashes) - Pipeline Review, H1 2016', provides an overview of the Vasomotor
Symptoms of Menopause (Hot Flashes) pipeline landscape.
In spite of its popularity in the western countries as an alternative therapy for the menopausal vasomotor
problems, centrally active alpha-2 agonist clonidine is only marginally more effective than placebo, but considerably less efficient than estrogen .
Their study found that women with mild chronic kidney disease went through menopause earlier than normal age and had fewer menopause-related hot flashes and night sweats, known as vasomotor
symptoms, than women without kidney problems.
However, the prevalence of vasomotor
symptoms does not have a similar distribution between menopausal stages and even in a given stage, in the population of menopausal women (Melby, Lock, & Kaufert, 2005).
[USPRwire, Wed Dec 17 2014] Global Markets Direct's, 'Vasomotor
Symptoms of Menopause - Pipeline Review, H2 2014', provides an overview of the Vasomotor
Symptoms of Menopause's therapeutic pipeline.
The diagnosis of menopause can usually be ascertained from vasomotor
symptoms and prolonged episode of amenorrhea.