Articles tagged with: HRT
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.
80% of strokes occur in women and the risk increases at menopause. Look for the warning signs, and learn what you can do to protect yourself.
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.
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.
I have heard much that is positive and a lot that is negative and uninformed about bioidentical hormones. There are some common fictions that arise, so I am sharing my responses to them as they may prove helpful for you too.
Guidelines on long term HRT use confirm increased health risks particularly for cancer, heart attack and strokes. Bioidentical hormones have no such risk and are effective for menopausal symptoms.
Not just women on HRT either, because a study has found that a compound in parsley and other plant products can stop certain breast cancer tumor cells from multiplying and growing.
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.