So, here I am, nearly two years out of my hysterectomy, and the hotflashes still hit hot and heavy. And when I say hot, I mean OMG I’M DYING HOT.
I’ve heard many things about soy – use it to help with the hotflashes (better than OTC hormone treatments – which I can’t take). I’ve heard to stay away from soy because it can mimic the hormones that caused my cancer. I’ve asked my oncologist about it, and he’s fine with me taking it (not that I noticed a big difference in the hot flashes)…but he also advised not to use too much soy in my diet.
So, out of curiosity, I looked up the position my cancer treatment center takes. Here is an excerpt from the study: