What is Soy isoflavones?

Category: Supplements


Isoflavones are secondary vegetable substances, which can act as estrogens in the body and have protective functions.Soy contains many types of isoflavones, but the most beneficial are genistein and daidzein. The highest amounts of soy isoflavones can be found in soy nuts and tempeh.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Hot flashes 3 1
Anxious mood 1 1
Bad mood 1 1
Cluster headaches 1 1

  • Major
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  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Soy isoflavones

Side effect Patients

Why patients stopped taking Soy isoflavones

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 1
See 1 patient who's stopped taking Soy isoflavones


Stopped taking Soy isoflavones

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 1
< $25 1
Not specified 0
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