The medical community has been resistant to acknowledge the truth about synthetic hormones and bioidentical hormones. The biggest misconceptions have centered around the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI), initiated in 1991, which showed an increase in cancer incidence, cardiovascular issues, blood clots and stroke with taking Premarin and Provera. These are both synthetic hormones, not [...]
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Although the average age of menopause onset is between 50-53, and the most severe symptoms often last for two to three years, there are no exact age when a woman reaches menopause or the duration of her symptoms. Contributors to the onset and duration of menopause would be family history, health history and a history [...]
There are 3 important “sex” hormones—testosterone, progesterone and estrogen. The testes produce a lot of testosterone and a little progesterone and estrogen. The ovaries produce a lot of estrogen and progesterone and some testosterone. We should say, the above is true when we are younger. At age 30 both men and women start producing less testosterone. Many [...]
Hormones affect every cell in our body. Some have on effect, and a different hormone causes something else to happen. There is a group of three hormones call the “sex hormones”: estrogen, testosterone, and progesterone. They are vital to our health, how we feel, how we look, how long we live, how we think and [...]
In a recent article by Mayo Clinic July 2011 “Bioidentical Hormone Therapy” (BHRT) notes the Endocrine Society defines bioidentical hormones as, “compounds that have exactly the same chemical and molecular structure as hormones that are produced in the human body.” Drugs are very different than the definition noted above. In a book by Thierry Hertoghe, [...]
It’s happening right now to 65 million women in the United States, and it will eventually happen to all females. Beyond the age of 30-35, your body’s production of hormone begins to decrease at a significant rate. With that can come fatigue, weight gain, night sweats, reduced memory, depression, anxiety, irritability, joint pain and diminished [...]