This trial is evaluating whether Folic Acid will improve 1 primary outcome and 1 secondary outcome in patients with Menopause. Measurement will happen over the course of Measured 2 hours after placebo or folic acid consumption.
This trial requires 40 total participants across 2 different treatment groups
This trial involves 2 different treatments. Folic Acid is the primary treatment being studied. Participants will all receive the same treatment. Some patients will receive a placebo treatment. The treatments being tested are not being studied for commercial purposes.
"Menopause is defined as the cessation of menses. It usually occurs after the age of 50, although it may begin earlier or later in life.\n" - Anonymous Online Contributor
"Most women receive treatment for menopause in a number of different forms of therapy. While medication for most women offers an effective treatment, some women may find that their symptoms diminish somewhat and they may therefore prefer non-invasive treatments such as herbal or natural supplements when a conventional treatment is not working." - Anonymous Online Contributor
"At the cellular level, the effects that cause menopause are the same as those responsible for osteoporosis and heart disease. However, many uncertainties persist and many more potential factors are yet to be identified." - Anonymous Online Contributor
"Symptoms of women such as increased fatigue, poor concentration, weight gain, dizziness, and weakness appear before the age of 50 and often before the age of 40. Symptoms of menopause develop gradually and symptoms usually come and go as life goes on. However, menopause can also be a sudden change from a long life." - Anonymous Online Contributor
"Based on available scientific data and a large meta-analysis of randomized controlled intervention trials, menopause appears to be primarily a symptom of aging rather than a disease state of itself. More extensive evidence suggests that menopause is related to adverse symptoms such as osteoporosis." - Anonymous Online Contributor
"Although many of the women in this study received folic acid, there was no statistically significant difference in recurrence rates based on treatment type. The use of folic acid alone or in combination with other therapeutic options has not increased the recurrence rates of pelvic endometriosis." - Anonymous Online Contributor
"No newer findings that have been clinically or pharmacologically effective have been published in the last 10 years. Although the results of studies are encouraging, clinicians and researchers are not always aware of all of the latest information available." - Anonymous Online Contributor
"Menopause is an important and serious condition. One in three women suffer from serious emotional problems, as well as increased chance of cardiovascular disease. We are very much aware of the medical effects of our treatments and prevention tools, but it is necessary to take into account the impact for which they are used." - Anonymous Online Contributor
"Many of these studies are of low quality and fail to meet modern standards of health care. Given the risk of adverse events that can be associated with hormone replacement therapy, clinicians should be aware of how limited the evidence base is." - Anonymous Online Contributor
"Folic acid supplementation is safe and effective in reducing menopausal symptoms in women with low or normal folate levels, including hot flashes. Folinic acid should be strongly recommended to postmenopausal women." - Anonymous Online Contributor
"Results from a recent clinical trial of the positive effects of folic acid supplementation on QOL indicate that in addition to having an effect on bone health, folic acid supplementation may also be beneficial for QOL in those experiencing menopausal symptoms." - Anonymous Online Contributor