Articles for topic: HRT
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?
Hormones have the power to roll back the effects of ageing and boost sexual activity. Find out why HRT is not the answer, but bioidentical hormones are.
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?
A study undertaken at Stanford University in California found that women who take HRT for more than five years double their risk of suffering breast cancer for every 12 months they spend taking it.