Soy Isoflavones
Soy is used for hyperlipidemia, menopausal symptoms, preventing osteoporosis, and preventing cardiovascular disease. It is also used orally for cyclic breast pain, preventing hot flashes in breast cancer survivors, premenstrual syndrome (PMS), hypertension, type 2 diabetes, constipation, diarrhea, and muscle soreness caused by exercise. Other uses include slowing the progression of kidney disease, decreasing urine protein excretion, improving memory, asthma, benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), and preventing breast cancer, lung cancer, endometrial cancer, prostate cancer, and thyroid cancer.