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Angelina Jolie Removes Her Ovaries. Right or Wrong?

Is surgical menopause preventative medicine? In a recent published letter, Angelina Jolie discusses her decision to have her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed because she carries the rare BRCA1 gene mutation. This gene mutation put her in a high risk category for both breast cancer (she has had a mastectomy for the same reason) and …

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The Science of Hormones.

Dr. Joe Feste and Mike Clark attended a 3 day seminar discussing the latest scientific studies on bioidentical hormones. Below are just a few of the findings that further support what the staff of Natural Bio Health has been saying for years: Bioidentical Estradiol Danish Trial: A ten year randomized study of 1006 women using …

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The Truth About Hormones – Part IV

  The purpose of this multi-part article is to present some basic truths about hormones and explain why hormones are critical to our health. It is hoped that all readers will open their minds to the possibility that they might need hormones and to seek the truth (science) about hormones and the incredible benefits they …

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The Truth About Hormones – Part III

This is part three of the truth about hormones. We examine how hormones decline as we age and their effect on aging and chronic disease. We also described how young females and young males can have early hormonal deficiencies of progesterone and testosterone. For the past 15 years, we have treated thousands of these individuals …

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The Truth About Hormones – Part II

This is part two of the truth about hormones. We examine some of the common myths and half-truths about hormones and breast cancer, prostate cancer, testosterone, bioidentical hormones for men and women. Some common myths and truths about hormones. Myth: Testosterone causes prostate cancer. Truth: No study in the past 50 years has demonstrated that treating …

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The Truth About Hormones – Part I

The purpose of this article is to present some basic truths about hormones and explain why hormones are critical to our health. It is hoped that all readers will open their minds to the possibility that they might need hormones and to seek the truth (science) about hormones and the incredible benefits they can provide.  …

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Is Tamoxifen Needed After Breast Surgery?

Joseph Feste, MD, FACOG, AACS, AACG Tamoxifen and Breast Cancer. In our Austin and San Antonio clinics, I have seen many clients who have been placed on the anti-estrogen drug, Tamoxifen, after being diagnosed with breast cancer. The reason this drug is prescribed after breast cancer is to decrease the receptor response to estrogen both …

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My Doctor said I had ovarian cysts. What does this mean.

Most ovarian cysts are never noticed and resolve without women ever realizing that they are there. When a cyst causes symptoms, pain in the belly or pelvis is by far the most common one. What is a functional ovarian cyst? There are usually two types of functional cysts, one called a follicle cyst the other a corpus luteum cyst. The cysts are called functional because they are normal but can develop into problems of pain, bleeding and missed periods. They are different from cancer and other ovarian tumors.

NOT taking estrogen increases the risk of premature death

 “Thousands of postmenopausal women have died prematurely over the past decade because they avoided estrogen therapy after hysterectomy. The most conservative estimates placed the total number of deaths at 18,601. The toll could be as high as 91,610…. “The finding is so dramatic — reporting thousands of women dying every year — if this gets …

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Blood pressure, your heart, & your brain

By Michael Clark, Ph.D., Director, Education & Research, Diplomate of Anti-Aging Medicine, Fellow and Advanced Fellow of Fellow of Anti-Aging, Regeneration & Functional Medicine The Harvard Medical School on June 28, 2013, published an article entitled Blood pressure and your brain. The article noted the following: “When you think of the effects of high blood …

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