Month: September 2011

Health Risks of Consuming Sugar Substitutes

If you are among those calorie-conscious consumers who opt for diet sodas or other diet products, you may actually ruin your health and become fat, according to several new studies. During a recent interview, ABC News’ medical contributor Dr. Marie Savard stated that “there is something about diet foods that changes your metabolic limit, your …

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Expert Advice – HRT (Hormone Replacement Therapy) and BREAST CANCER

The number one fear expressed by women interested in HRT is breast cancer.  A great deal of this fear has really been caused by the way in which the magazines and headlines have portrayed it.  However, what causes the increased risk of breast cancer is not bioidentical estradiol but the synthetic PROGESTIN (which is NOT …

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More About Estrogen

Synthetic and Natural Estrogens Estrone (E1), estradiol (E2) and estriol (E3) are the three estrogens. Synthetic estrogen (premarin) is made up of E1 and E2 estrogen. E1 is the main estrogen that the body makes post menopausally, and most researchers believe that high E1 levels increase the risk of breast cancer. Therefore, we no longer …

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Expert Advice – Iodine Deficiency: The Warning Signs

Symptoms of iodine deficiency include high blood pressure and those associated with decreased thyroid functioning, such as weight gain, fatigue, weakness, goiter and depression. *We recommend all patients take one of our Natural Iodine Complex each day to receive the benefits of Iodine. The important difference is that the Natural Iodine Complex contains the correct …

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7 Signs of Iodine Deficiency

Iodine deficiency is a serious problem in the developing world but many Europeans and North Americans are also deficient. Iodine consumption has decreased by about 50% in the United States since the early part of the 20th century. If you are experiencing any of the below symptoms, you may want to have your thyroid tested …

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Hormone Myths versus Medical Evidence by Dr. Ron Rothenberg

There are many myths surrounding hormone replacement therapies, from the notion that thyroid hormone is dangerous for the heart, to the widespread belief that growth hormone replacement therapy (GHRT) increase the risk of cancer.  The aim of this article is to review the current medical literature surrounding these myths and to demonstrate the safety and …

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