February 4 is World Cancer Day so here are some helpful tips on how to reduce your risk for hormonally based cancers.
Bioidentical doctors have been saying for years how protective progesterone is for breast cancer. Now research seems to have ‘discovered’ it but are we talking about the same thing?
Any woman who has had breast cancer is naturally concerned to avoid any future occurrence and nutritionist Patrick Holford has some practical suggestions on how to do that.
Women are often concerned that their oestrogen levels are low, but it is not the actual level that is as important as where the progesterone level is in relation to it. Treating low progesterone levels is just as important when dealing with your symptoms.
Soy is a preferred alternative to dairy milk and dairy products by many women. However if you have not included soy products before, then it could be entirely the wrong thing if you have a cancer diagnosis.
Are you on the Pill or Coil for menopause symptoms? Users of hormonal contraceptives had a 52% greater risk of having breast cancer according to a recent study from Finland.
There are some straightforward everyday steps that can help reduce breast reduce risk.
If you want a more in-depth look at why bioidentical hormones are safe for use with cancer, then here is some of the available research.
We are all so much more conscious of how much influence a good diet has on our health, and particularly when it comes to breast cancer.
There are many different types of HRT but combination types, where there is both oestrogen and a synthetic progestin, can increase breast cancer risk.