If you skip a period, have a hot flush or feel anxious those can happen any time and may be due to stress, lifestyle changes or could it be the start of the perimenopause?
Hormone balance is critical for our health and wellbeing, but which hormone or hormones do you need, and how do you decide?
Many women suffer ‘baby blues’ after giving birth, but a new study reveals a surprisingly high number of them actually have postpartum depressive symptoms.
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?
Whether for contraception, menopause symptoms or to control heavy bleeding, women have been given artificial hormones for many years now. What is the price we have paid?
Many women want to combine bioidentical natural progesterone with thyroid medication as the hormone helps regulate thyroid function, but there are other factors to take into account too.
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.
Women, especially those over age 50, are more likely to have hypothyroidism and often the symptoms are missed because they are seen as just part of what you can expect at menopause.
How and where to use bioidentical hormone creams are questions that come up frequently and here Dr Bond explains why correct application and usage is so important.
Following a previous article on the benefits of taking a ‘holiday’ from such drugs there are now two new concerns.