Peri-Menopause

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BHRT Pellet Therapy

2019-02-06T11:45:38+00:00

Bio-identical hormones are very different from the synthetic counterparts and sometimes have opposite cellular effects. Bio-identical hormone pellets are compounded using hormones from FDA approved sources, blended with certain plant substances that create a molecular structure that is “bio -identical” to what our bodies produce naturally.   Synthetic hormones are quite different and are not molecularly identical to what our bodies produce naturally.  Some commonly prescribed synthetic hormones are Premarin and Provera (medroxyprogesterone acetate).  Premarin is used to replace estrogen and is derived largely from the urine of pregnant mares (horses). Hence....Premarin: a contraction of Pregnant Mares Urine (PRE-MAR-IN).  The biology of [...]

BHRT Pellet Therapy2019-02-06T11:45:38+00:00

There’s No Such Thing as Over-Reacting When It Comes to Your Health – Know When to Get a Second Opinion

2019-01-16T14:20:12+00:00

I am a healthy 42 year old woman. I had one child when I was young. I am not overweight, I have no underlying health issues and take no medication. I only go the doctor once per year for my annual checkup and of course my mammogram. I did everything I was supposed to do. So why out of the clear blue did I start skipping some of my periods, having horrible night sweats, and suddenly gain 8 pounds over the past 9 months? I worked in a BHRT clinic for a couple of years in my early 30’s so I [...]

There’s No Such Thing as Over-Reacting When It Comes to Your Health – Know When to Get a Second Opinion2019-01-16T14:20:12+00:00
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