Articles tagged with: bioidentical hormones
Lara Briden is a naturopathic doctor, women’s health activist, and bestselling author. Read more about her views on the benefits of progesterone.
Dr Jeffrey Dach tackles head-on the damaging misinformation about bioidentical natural hormones and some of the misconceptions that are still being given as ‘fact’.
Not just for menopause, as supplementing with bioidentical progesterone can help with PMS, PCOS, anovulatory cycles, irregular or heavy periods and to support fertility and prevent miscarriage.
This occurs when the ovaries aren’t working properly and so few, or no, hormones are being produced by the body, but women could benefit from taking bioidentical hormones.
Women really only have two hormones to worry about. They are oestrogen and progesterone and they dominate our lives from puberty to post menopause.
Do you know the difference between the synthetic and the natural hormone, and why it really matters?
Do you always believe what you see in the media? There can be many ways to ‘spin’ a story, particularly when related to health, so you need to learn to read between the lines.
If you are confused about the difference between wild yam cream and progesterone – and they really are not the same with the same benefits – then here’s how to end the confusion.
Whether you choose HRT or bioidentical hormones it is important to know exactly what you are getting, and how it will affect you.
Should women take HRT before the menopause? Some experts now say it’s the best way to ease your symptoms – and avoid long-term health problems – but is this just another way of selling more drugs? Bioidentical doctors would certainly not recommend it but is it for you?