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?
Why Women Are Suffering Through Menopause
When a woman complains of hot flashes or insomnia due to ‘the change’, it makes most wonder why they haven’t began taking hormone replacements such as Estrogen. Well, women used to take their estrogen happily until the Spring of 2003 when the Women’s Health Initiative study came out stating that hormones caused an increased risk of heart attacks, stroke, breast cancer and dementia. Overnight, women stopped their hormones and few to no doctors offered them alternatives or explanations. The … [Read more...] about Why Women Are Suffering Through Menopause