With 5 years now being recommended as the maximum time on conventional HRT it is time to look at some of the reasons to go bioidentical that are backed up by research.
Latest guidelines on long term HRT use confirm increased health risks particularly for cancer, heart attack and strokes.
Both men and women are at risk when environmental and lifestyle factors expose them to excess oestrogen.
This drug finds no favour with doctors experienced in natural hormone usage, so why is it now being given permission to be used as a preventive for many more women?
Pretty horrific headline from the US where the procedure is more common, but for those looking for preventive measures the protective effect of bioidentical natural progesterone has been known for some years.
If you know you have a high risk factor for breast cancer due to family history, then it makes sense to do all you can to lower that risk. Bioidentical natural progesterone is able to help, but changing your job might also make a crucial difference too.
In this final part of what we can do to minimise risk in Breast Cancer Month, don’t ignore the simple everyday factors that influence your health.
As October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, I will be passing on information each week that will be helpful. The first piece comes from a noted researcher into natural progesterone, Dr David Zava who has written an informed response to criticism from doctors that natural progesterone has the same effects as the synthetic progestins [...]
The link with oestrogen and breast cancer is well established and rebalancing with bioidentical natural progesterone could be a priority, particularly for women who are overweight.
Breast cancer is the number 1 concern for women, after heart disease, so these simple tips can help reduce your risk.