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BioIdentical Hormones – Be Informed! Part 2

2018-05-29T20:15:02+00:00

2. Biodentical Hormone Therapy is natural, therefore bioidentical therapy is safe. Is it? There are a lot of medicines made from natural sources but does that mean that bioidentical therapies are safe? For example, tiotropium is a derivative of atropine from Atropa belladonna, a tall bushy herb of the nightshade family, and is used in the treatment [...]

BioIdentical Hormones – Be Informed! Part 22018-05-29T20:15:02+00:00

BioIdentical Hormones – Be Informed! Part 1

2018-04-17T14:34:51+00:00

BioIdentical Hormones – Be Informed! Bioidentical hormones isn’t a scientific term and it means different things to different people. The Endocrine Society defines bioidentical hormones (BH) as “compounds that have exactly the same chemical and molecular structure as hormones that are produced in the human body.” The FDA (Food and Drug Administration) doesn’t recognize the [...]

BioIdentical Hormones – Be Informed! Part 12018-04-17T14:34:51+00:00

To Drink Or Not To Drink In Menopause

2018-04-17T02:21:48+00:00

To Drink Or Not To Drink In Menopause Everyone knows that “everything (or most things) in moderation is good for you”, so how much to drink in menopause? This is especially relevant when we are talking about alcohol intake. How the consumption of alcohol relates to women’s health during menopause is still being debated.  We [...]

To Drink Or Not To Drink In Menopause2018-04-17T02:21:48+00:00

Food For Menopausal Bones

2018-09-10T19:40:36+00:00

Bones aren’t static, they have cells that make bone and cells that dissolve bone. When we are young we make more bone than we lose but around the menopause years bone loss speeds up due to decreasing levels of estrogen. Osteoporosis is a disease of the bones characterized by brittle and fragile bones. If you [...]

Food For Menopausal Bones2018-09-10T19:40:36+00:00