Articles for topic: HRT
Women are ruled by their hormones, but how do you know if yours are in balance?
Why are more women turning to alternatives to HRT? HRT may be the answer for some, but not everyone agrees it’s beneficial for hormone symptoms or long-term health.
Reports of HRT shortages are causing panic, but bioidentical hormones provide a safer and more effective way of handling menopause problems for many 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?
As HRT supplies are limited, many women are looking for a natural alternative. Suddenly stopping can bring on severe symptoms so this handy guide from my colleague Dr Tony Coope tells you how to do it simply and easily.
Despite safer, and effective, natural options many doctors still offer women no alternative to traditional HRT, but there are other choices that you can make.
Oestrogen and progestogens increase the risk for women at menopause and post menopause, but bioidentical natural progesterone is beneficial to women at risk.
Many women at menopause use the contraceptive Pill or Coil to help control heavy bleeding. The synthetic hormones these contain are not the same as the natural hormones and have very different effects.
A recent study concluded that HRT at menopause does not lead to early death, but what do bioidentical doctors think?
Research in France and Denmark has shown HRT could significantly increase women’s chances of having asthma attacks severe enough to put them in hospital.