Bioidentical Hormones

(Photo credit: Sally Howard) Hormone replacement understandably, (but needlessly), scares women to death. Should we worry? Should we suffer from peri, pre or menopausal symptoms (or from surgical menopausal symptoms?) NO. When women ask me if bioidentical hormones are safe and if they’re safer than synthetic hormones (Premarin, Provera, birth control as hormone replacement (HRT) etc.) […]

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Laura G Owens on July 28th, 2011

(Photo credit: Sally Howard) Feeling off? Forgetful? Sweaty? Waking up in the middle of the night? Less interested in sex? Increasingly stressed, unfocused or irritable? Your doctor might suggest you’re in peri or full menopause. Or perhaps you’ve had a complete hysterectomy and she wants you on hormone replacement therapy (HRT). Or, maybe your cortisol […]

Continue reading about Hormone replacement therapy. When is it right for you?

(Photo credit: Renjith Krishnan’s) Have you talked to your doctor because you think you might be in peri or full menopause? Are you feeling off, forgetful, sweaty? Are you waking up in the middle of the night, increasingly anxious, unfocused, irritable and have little sex drive? Perhaps you’ve had a complete hysterectomy and your doctor wants […]

Continue reading about Considering Bioidentical Hormone Replacement? Consider a Compounding Pharmacist.

    (Photo credit: Sally Howard) For women who need hormone replacement, bioidentical hormones can offer a safe alternative to synthetic estrogen and progesterone. Traditional hormone replacement therapy has become the standard protocol for women as they approach menopause or for women who have a total hysterectomy. Yet not every peri or full menopausal woman […]

Continue reading about Hormone Fears Cloud Benefits of Bioidentical Hormone Therapy over Conventional

Photo: Sally Howard After a large hormone study scared women, many now unnecessarily avoid hormone replacement and suffer from menopause symptoms such as hot flashes and poor sleep. Flip through any newspaper and you might read another alarming article about the dangers of hormone replacement therapy. Dig a little deeper however, to reveal fact vs. […]

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