Red Clover Isoflavones Help Maintain Healthy Cholesterol In Menopausal
CT, 17 June 2002
reported June 14th at the 10th World Congress on the Menopause in
Berlin, Germany, have confirmed previous results indicating the
health benefits for women who take the red clover isoflavone supplement
study, reported by Dr. Arturo Jeri of the Institute of Gynecology
and Reproduction in Lima Peru, was a double-blind placebo-controlled
trial involving 100 menopausal women selected on the basis of having
moderately elevated blood cholesterol.
study finds that women taking Promensil for three months maintained
cholesterol levels better than women taking a placebo. There were
no adverse effects reported. This result builds on previous findings
of a statistically significant improvement in the acute symptoms
of menopause such as hot flashes among women using Promensil.
is an exciting study that gives further support to the link between
red clover isoflavone supplements . . . and the maintenance
of cardiovascular health in post-menopausal women," said Dr. Jeri.
women age and estrogen levels decline, their so-called 'good' HDL
cholesterol levels fall. Therefore women should be looking for ways
of maintaining healthy cholesterol levels during and after menopause,"
said Dr. Jeri.
menopausal women are concerned about the type of product they should
use to maintain cardiovascular and bone health during this time
of their life and red clover isoflavones are now emerging as a viable
alternative," said Professor Alan Husband, Research Director for
contains a standardized, proprietary formulation of isoflavones,
and is manufactured by Novogen Limited, a pharmaceutical company
based in Sydney, Australia with offices in Stamford, Connecticut.
Novogen is involved in drug discovery and the development of isoflavone
supplements for disorders that are commonly associated with aging.
Limited, via PR Newswire.