Articles for topic: HRT
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.
Given the panic recently over HRT medication being less available, leading Nutrition expert Patrick Holford looks at why HRT is not the answer for hormonal symptoms.
Oestrogen and progestogens increase the risk for women at menopause and post menopause, but bioidentical natural progesterone is beneficial to women at risk.
Do bioidentical hormones provide a safer and more effective way of handling menopause problems?
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.
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 and how can we balance that?
Do you know the difference between the synthetic and the natural hormone, and why it really matters?