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Take charge of your menopause.

By John Sunyecz, MD
 
Board Certified OB/GYN, Pharmacist and Founder of MenopauseRx


As a menopause specialist I am often asked to review natural supplements. There are plenty of natural options available so I can understand the difficulty one may have in choosing. Most natural supplements for menopause contain either black cohosh, soy, ginseng, red clover, dong quai or their extracts. I recently learned of a new supplement that didn’t contain any of these ingredients. I was intrigued and decided to learn more about it. This natural supplement called “Warmi” contains vegetable and fruit extracts, from Peru. The vegetable is believed to have been eaten by Incan women 700 years ago.
Take charge of your menopause.

By John Sunyecz, MD
Board Certified OB/GYN, Pharmacist and Founder of MenopauseRx


As a menopause specialist I am often asked to review natural supplements. There are plenty of natural options available so I can understand the difficulty one may have in choosing. Most natural supplements for menopause contain either black cohosh, soy, ginseng, red clover, dong quai or their extracts. I recently learned of a new supplement that didn’t contain any of these ingredients. I was intrigued and decided to learn more about it. This natural supplement called “Warmi” contains vegetable and fruit extracts, from Peru. The vegetable is believed to have been eaten by Incan women 700 years ago.

I reviewed the Warmi research. There are three clinical trials completed but not published on the product. It appears to offer the hot flash, cold sweat and mood swing relief I’ve found with better natural menopause remedies. But there are additional benefits. Research suggests it supports the cardiovascular system and bone resorption markers. That’s important because heart and bone health typically decline with the onset of menopause. And patients in the Warmi studies noted several sexuality improvements, including enhanced arousal, satisfaction and orgasm frequency as well as less vaginal dryness and intercourse discomfort. Overall, Warmi users reported better overall quality of life and sexual quality of life.*

Warmi is the first menopause supplement I’ve seen comprised largely of organic ingredients. Organic ingredients are grown without persistent pesticides, synthetic fertilizers, genetically modified organisms (GMOs), sewage sludge or irradiation. This supplement may be especially appropriate for those with food allergies or sensitive systems. Warmi contains no estrogen, isoflavones, soy, gluten, wheat, milk, eggs, lactose or animal products. It was well tolerated by patients in clinical research.

How this product works is being studied. Some researchers believe Warmi has a weak estrogenic effect but with no adverse effect on cellular proliferation. The vegetable and fruit extracts contain “good” chemicals such as glucosinates, beta-sitosterol and hesperidin. Beta-sitosterol is a plant sterol which is widely recommended for cholesterol management and immune support. Hesperdin, a citrus bioflavonoid, and glucosinates are generally believed to be nutrient protectors for the body with benefits noted for inflammation, cardiovascular health and bone metabolism. *

No adverse side effects have been reported in the Warmi studies and the supplement appears to work within weeks. Patients reported significant improvement in many areas after just a month, improving with continued use. I find Warmi to be credible and unique.

I recommend it to my patients.