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Holist Nurs Pract. 2015 May-Jun;29(3):151-7. doi: 10.1097/HNP.0000000000000085.

The effects of flaxseed on menopausal symptoms and quality of life.

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Department of Obstetric and Gynecologic Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, Izmir Katip Celebi University, Izmir, Turkey (Cetisli); and Faculty of Nursing (Saruhan), and Faculty of Pharmacy (Kivcak) Ege University, Izmir, Turkey.

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to analyze the effects of flaxseed on menopausal symptoms and quality of life throughout the menopausal period. The empirical research was conducted in an obstetrics and gynecology outpatient department of a university hospital and involved 140 menopausal women who were divided into 4 groups. The menopausal symptoms decreased and the quality of life increased among the women who used flaxseed for 3 months.

PMID:
25882265
DOI:
10.1097/HNP.0000000000000085
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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