Are Hormones Good or Bad? When I first graduated from medical school back in the early 2000’s, I have to admit was thoroughly confused by whether hormone replacement therapy was good or bad, and I wasn't sure if I should recommend it. I also did not understand the differences between synthetic and bioidentical hormones. I thought they were basically all the same. Most people, even practitioners, are confused by hormone replacement therapy and don’t have a good understanding of the … [Read more...] about Confused About Hormone Replacement?
Bioidentical Hormone Treatment
Bioidentical Hormone Treatment: More Pros Than Cons
In today’s society, most women begin to experience the effects of perimenopause or menopause over the age of 40 (and some women over age 30). As a direct result of this, they may start experiencing one or several classic symptoms of aging: Decrease in energy Weight gain Low sex drive Hair loss Depression Insomnia Mood swings Inability to focus Memory loss Fatigue The hormonal decline that takes place during this stage of life leads many women to seek relief, but some live in fear of … [Read more...] about Bioidentical Hormone Treatment: More Pros Than Cons
Hormone Therapy: Bioidentical Hormones vs Synthetic Hormones
Correcting hormonal deficiency is the most powerful way to prevent age related diseases. When examining your options for hormone replacement--just like understanding the complex food industry--often the most natural and least processed is the better choice. Hormone replacement therapy is by far the most effective treatment for not only pesky symptoms like hot flashes, insomnia, weight gain, low thyroid and other menopausal and andropausal (male menopause) symptoms, but also in the prevention of … [Read more...] about Hormone Therapy: Bioidentical Hormones vs Synthetic Hormones