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Clarity on hormones and cancer

On synthetic hormones (like Premarin) vs. natural or  bioidentical hormones. Since the 2002 report known as The Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) Trial, Prempro sales have fallen to $161 million annually and more than 10,000 lawsuits have been filed against Pfizer by women, who declared the company’s HRT drug lead to their development of breast cancer …

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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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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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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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So what are the benefits of estrogen?

So we know that estrogen is greatly beneficial to the maintenance of our body’s health. Is there anything else in particular it does well to keep certain areas of our body in the condition we want or better? The answer is yes. *In estrogen replacement therapy, you not only get an inexpensive method of relief …

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Your Immune Health (Part 2)

Hormones & Immunity How do hormone imbalances weaken your immune system? The body relies on the thyroid and adrenal glands to stimulate various immune-activated functions. Furthermore, estrogen, progesterone and testosterone imbalances can suppress the immune response. Hormone levels that are too high or too low will have a strong impact on immunity, so it is …

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Bioidentical Progesterone Protects Against Breast Cancer – Part 2

The TRUTH – They Still Do Not Understand The Difference! Progestin vs. Progesterone The “HRT” referred to in this NEWS is Prempro. These drugs are a combination of a synthetic estrogen (Premarin) and synthetic progestin (Provera). This is not NEWS although it did reinforce the fact that synthetic progestin is bad for women. In fact, …

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Bioidentical Progesterone Protects Against Breast Cancer – Part 1

*Bioidentical Progesterone is Protective Against Breast Cancer Synthetic Progestin is NOT The following article is presented for your consideration in response to a recent NEWS release that warned women of increased breast cancer risk when taking a synthetic combination of estrogen and progestin (Prempro). Unfortunately, the NEWS did not explain the decreased risk offered by …

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