Do you take hormones? How much? For how long? What is your risk? Several years ago a study called the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) said that hormone therapy should be used cautiously due to increase risk of breast cancer, heart … Continue reading
Julie talks with Dr. Sara Wine about what might be behind low energy, treating thyroid issues, and why the research on bioidentical hormones still lags behind that of pharmaceuticals.
Find out why fuzzy thinking goes hand in hand with menopause and what’s behind the dreaded “menopausal middle.” Julie talks with Dr. Sara Wine about DHEA, the importance of having a hormone treatment customized for you, and more. Continue reading
Bioidentical hormones are proving to be a great answer for many women who want to treat the symptoms of menopause. Find out more from Julie and Dr. Sara Wine. Continue reading
Sorting through your options for hormone replacement therapy is roughly as simple as weaving a tapestry . . . blindfolded. And with bioidentical hormones now being tailored to individual women’s exact needs, the project got a little more complicated. These kinds of … Continue reading
Bioidentical (also called natural) hormones are identical to hormones produced in your body, and doses can be tailored to the individual patient. No large trials have taken place yet, but so far bioidentical hormones seem to work well for most women. Continue reading
In the heyday of hormones, just about every woman who came into her primary care provider’s office with symptoms of menopause left with a prescription for hormones. At first blush, hormone replacement therapy seemed like a gift to women who had hit the hot-flash years. Continue reading