Women's Health


Hormonal imbalances can occur in females of all ages. These imbalances, compounded by stress, can cause unpleasant symptoms, such as:

 

Insomnia    Foggy Thinking  ●  Fatigue  ●  Weight Gain   Increased Irritability   Infertility
Post-Partum Blues    PMS   Fluid Retention   Menstrual Cramping
Irregular Menstrual Cycles   Breast Tenderness   Acne    Fibroids   Headaches
Osteoporosis   Heavy Bleeding    Polycystic Ovaries   Heart Palpitations
Depression/Mood Swings  ●  Temperature Fluctuations

The scientific literature is clear that an excess of estrogen or estrogen activity at the cellular level is the root cause of breast cancer.  We know too, that hormone imbalances triggered by the use of synthetic hormones (birth control pills, Premarin, Prempro, Premphase, Provera) can have deadly consequences.  The most recent definitive study, the Women's Health Initiative Trial, was abruptly cancelled in July, 2002 when it showed a greater risk versus benefit for a majority of diseases it was thought to prevent:

·         41% increase in strokes

·         29% increase in heart attacks

·         26% increase in breast cancer

·         22 % increase in total cardiovascular disease

·         A doubling of the rate of blood clots

·         A possible contributor to Alzheimer's disease

Natural hormones have chemical structures that are identical to the ones that our bodies produce. The hormone products used in Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT) are carefully prepared by compounding pharmacies, which specialize in preparing medicinal products individually-tailored to the unique needs of each client. Most women experiencing symptoms in the period before, during and after menopause experience significant reduction or in many cases complete elimination of life-disrupting symptoms and increased overall health after being properly treated with bio-identical hormones.

The key to hormone balance is the knowledge that when estrogen becomes the dominant hormone and progesterone is deficient, estrogen becomes toxic to the body.

Also see:

What to expect during treatment.