Soy isoflavones (Glycine max L.) is a compound that contains soy phytoestrogen that can be used to decrease the symptoms of menopause or osteoporosis TPM. It reduces hot flashes, improves mood and psychological state of women, decreases cardiovascular disease, protects the bones and lowers cholesterol.
- 120 Capsules
- 750 mg
- Take 2 capsules per day
The isoflavone is a soy compound that seems to act in the prevention of chronic degenerative diseases.
It is not today that isoflavove, a component of soy, that is famous for supposedly combat the symptoms of menopause (period marked by the cessation of the menstrual cycle and the onset of vasomotor symptoms such as hot flashes, caused by decreased production of female hormones by the ovaries).
The gynecologist Eliana Aguiar Petri Nahas, Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP), School of Medicine of Botucatu, São Paulo, clarifies the doubts about the isoflavone. You can comfirm.
What are the hot flashes of menopause?
Hot flashes or hot flashes are defined as a sudden and brief sensation of heat, which spreads through the chest area, neck and face, intensity and variable frequency. It can happen after palpitation, feeling of pressure in the head and anxiety. They are accompanied sometimes with sweats and feeling cold. Heat waves can interfere with the well-being and quality of life of menopausal women.
Soy isoflavone Aid to fight them?
Most comments on the isoflavone soy in heat waves is based on studies conducted in areas of high consumption, such as Japan and China. Less than 25% of Japanese and 18% of Chinese have hot flashes, compared to 85% of American and 75% of European (which consume little soy), attributing it in part, these differences in diet.
What is soy isoflavone?
The isoflavone is a compound of soybeans, also called phytoestrogens, which seems to act in the prevention of chronic degenerative diseases, such as breast cancer, cervical and prostate cancer. Its chemical structure is similar to estrogen (female hormone) and, therefore, is a substance capable of alleviating the symptoms of menopause.
How the Soy isoflavone act?
The chemical structure of isoflavones is similar to ovarian estrogen. They are known, therefore, as phytohormones or phytoestrogens. The similarity to the natural estrogen, the isoflavones in soy may reduce the intensity and frequency of hot flashes by about 50% to 60% of women in menopause.
When it can be used?
Soy isoflavone constitutes an alternative for women with symptoms of menopause such as hot flashes and night sweats mild to moderate. Its use does not alter body weight or blood pressure. As it has been observed there hasnt any effects on the breast or uterus, causing no bleeding.
What precautions we should have regarding the use of soy isoflavones?
The soy isoflavone has good tolerability, with few adverse effects. However, it should be avoided by women who have contraindications to the use of hormones, because it is a phytohormone. It is important to know the origin of the product, which must have approval by the national health orgarns, the amounts of isoflavone ingested soy are to be properly controlled. These facts correlate with the effectiveness of the response to treatment of hot flashes.
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