A natural way through menopause?

Spake, Amanda
January 2002
U.S. News & World Report;1/21/2002, Vol. 132 Issue 2, p56
Reports on so-called natural treatments for menopause symptoms in women. Use of soy, wild yams, clover, black cohosh, and other herbs for treatment; RemiFemin, an herbal remedy.


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