The Effects of Flaxseed on Menopausal Symptoms and Quality of Life

Cetisli N. E. , Saruhan A. , KIVÇAK B.

Holistic Nursing Practice, cilt.29, ss.151-157, 2015 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 29 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2015
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1097/hnp.0000000000000085
  • Dergi Adı: Holistic Nursing Practice
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.151-157


The purpose of this study was to analyze the effects of flaxseed on menopausal symptoms and quality of life throughout the menopausal period. The empirical research was conducted in an obstetrics and gynecology outpatient department of a university hospital and involved 140 menopausal women who were divided into 4 groups. The menopausal symptoms decreased and the quality of life increased among the women who used flaxseed for 3 months.