The truth about menopause supplements

The truth about menopause supplements


More than half of women who go through menopause find its symptoms distressing. In fact, 10% leave their jobs because of the burden.

It’s no wonder that a huge selection of supplements claim to relieve menopause’s unpleasant effects. But do they actually work? Which products are backed by clinical evidence, and which are just “menowashing”?

In today’s short episode of ZOE Science & Nutrition, Jonathan and Dr. Sarah Berry ask: What’s the evidence behind menopause supplements?

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Mentioned in today’s episode:

Introduction to menopause from John Hopkins MedicineWhat is menopause? from The National Institute on AgingWhat you should know about hormone therapy and menopause from the Columbia University Irving Medical CentreMenopause symptoms in depth from the National Center For Complementary and Integrative HealthMenopause supplements: Effectiveness, side effects, and safety from Medical News TodayThe role of diet in managing menopause symptoms from Nutrition BulletinRevealing the evidence-based diet solutions to managing your menopause symptoms from Nutrition Bulletin

Episode transcripts are available here.

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