Symposium to focus on botanical ingredients for women's health

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A one-day scientific symposium on Oct. 20 at the University of Illinois College of Pharmacy in Chicago will focus on natural products that support women’s health.

The one-day symposium, hosted by the The Natural Health Research Institute​ in conjunction with the University of Illinois, Chicago (UIC) and the American Nutrition Association will include speakers from UIC, the University of Illinois, Georgetown University and the University of Missouri.  Presenters will focus on current evidence regarding the health benefits of preventing women’s health conditions through the use of botanical dietary supplements.

The agenda includes session on natural solutions  to symptoms of perimenpause and menopause,  the use of botanicals as alternatives to hormone replacement therapy,  isoflavones and breast cancer, and natural approaches to dealing with digestive issues common among women. 

Pharmacists and nutritionists who register for the event can receive continuing education credit, according to the organizers.

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