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Estrogen’ s BENEFICIAL effect on cognitive function

Introduction: There are still many “myths” and “beliefs” about the negative effects of hormone replacement therapy, particularly estrogen. Many women (and physicians) still believe that taking hormones increase their risk of breast cancer. *Most of this BELIEF (it is not FACT except as to certain forms of synthetic estrogens and progestins) is due to misunderstanding …

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The Truth About Bioidentical Hormones. It is all about the Science.

Topic for Today: Testosterone & Breast Cancer  Comment: We often hear our clients tell us that their family physician, endocrinologist, etc. told them to stop their bioidentical hormones. They are told “they are bad for you.” Of course, they have no experience with bioidentical hormones and no studies to support what they say. At the …

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Progesterone and Breast Cancer

A small percentage of women have a BRAC 1 or BRAC 2 gene that makes them genetically prone to breast cancer. However, studies show that breast cancer can more often be linked to low progesterone levels. The studies on the relationship between breast cancer and progesterone are legion. Unfortunately, conventional medicine often fails to recognize …

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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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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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The Significance of Progesterone

Progesterone is one of the most important, if not the most important hormone produced by women. It is always produced with ovulation for the purpose of preparing the uterine lining to accept a fertilized ovum and by the placenta early and throughout the pregnancy. Without adequate levels of progesterone, the embryo will not survive. The …

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Why you should give HRT a chance

When you have estrogen and progesterone working together, you have a party! Together they are neuro-protective against cerebral damage. And while some like synthetic hormones, natural estrogen and natural progesterone should really be your weapons of choice when it comes to battling symptoms of menopause. They have a significant impact in benefits for you that it …

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Definitions of common hormone health terms: Part I

When shopping for hormones or considering hormone replacement therapy, there are a few things that one has to watch out for, mainly, what do certain terms mean, so that you can correctly identify what it is exactly that you need. Hormone replacement therapy is for everyone, whether you are a man or a woman. But …

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What estrogen replacement therapy can do for you

The importance of estrogen cannot be stressed any more. A woman suffering under all the painful and hard to handle pains of menopausal symptoms should strongly consider estrogen and progesterone supplementation. *In a scientific research study, women with this special supplementation ended up with an increase of well-being. Symptoms of menopause such as vaginal dryness …

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