US Prevention Panel Recommends Against Drug Hormone Therapy

The US Preventive Services Task Force has recently reviewed the past ten years of research on the use of Pharmaceutical Hormone Therapy. The  analysis, published Monday, May 28, 2012, in the Annals of Internal Medicine, combines the results of nine previous clinical trials and found that women taking synthetic estrogen or a combination of synthetic […]

Peri-Menopause: Hormonal Chaos! (Patient Stories: Danielle; Age 51)

This is the story of my patient Danielle. When she first came to see me she was 51years old and had been experiencing “Peri-Menopause.” This is the period of hormonal chaos that occurs before a woman’s monthly periods finally stop. It usually occurs between the ages of 45 to 55. Technically, a woman is not […]

Estrogens: Are they safe to take?

Estrogens make a woman feminine. They create the soft contours of a woman’s breasts, hips and pelvis that prepare her for childbirth. Estrogens keep the skin smooth and free of wrinkles. They enhance sexual desire, keep the vaginal membranes moist, increase physical endurance, prevent osteoporosis and promote a happy and enthusiastic mood. However too much estrogen, or […]

Estrogens: Which is Good, Which is Bad

Estrogen makes a woman feminine. It creates the soft contours of a woman’s breasts, hips and pelvis that prepare her for childbirth. Estrogen keeps the skin smooth and free of wrinkles. It prevents excess hair growth, and keeps the vaginal membranes moist. It enhances sexual desire, increases physical endurance, prevents osteoporosis and promotes a happy […]

All Hormones Are Not Created Equal

Synthetic Hormones Cause Cancer – Bio-Identical Hormones Prevent Cancer October 21, 2010,  Scottsdale, AZ – A new study released yesterday from extended analysis of the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) reveals that postmenopausal women taking combined Synthetic Hormone Therapy have an increased risk of being diagnosed with a more advanced stage of breast cancer and dying […]

Balance Your Hormones – Balance Your Life

Related Article:Bio-Identical Hormones: Are They Right for You? The word hormone comes from Greek, meaning “to set in motion.” Hormones are made by your endocrine glands, including the adrenals, thyroid, liver, pancreas, pituitary, pineal gland and genitals. Hormones direct and coordinate many of the most import functions of the body. As we age the ability […]