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Video: Women’s Hormone Health

Hormone imbalances occur often in women, from the time they begin menstruation to well after menopause. Learn more about the various types of imbalances that are common at different times in women’s lives, and how you as a physician can better diagnose, treat and monitor these imbalances for your patients.

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Myth Busting: BHRT and Cancer Risk

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Sorting through the facts relating to hormone replacement can be cumbersome and confusing to patients as well as practitioners. More than a decade has passed since the halting of the CEE/progestin arm of the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI), and there has been little clarification on the subject from mainstream medical sources. There are however, several glaring misconceptions relating to bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT), especially as it relates to cancer risk, which should be cleared up.

1: Mind your ‘P’s: Progestins, progestagens and progesterone

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Why Compounded Prescriptions Make Sense: An Interview With David Brownstein, MD

Interview by Kimberly Lord Stewart

Abstract
David Brownstein, MD, is a family physician and practitioner of holistic medicine. He is the medical director of the Center for Holistic Medicine in West Bloomfield, Mich, and has lectured internationally to physicians and others about his success in using natural hormones and nutritional therapies in his practice. Brownstein specializes in the therapeutic application of vitamins, minerals, herbs, and natural hormones. He is the author of 6 books: Overcoming Arthritis; The Miracle of Natural Hormones; Overcoming Thyroid Disorders; Iodine: Why You Need It, Why You Can’t Live Without It; Salt: Your Way to Health; read more…

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Hormone Replacement Therapy: Benefits, Risks, and Options

Tori Hudson, ND

Abstract
By the year 2015, nearly 50% of women in the United States will be menopausal. Between 1990 and 2020, the menopausal population in the US will double. This dramatic increase in the number of menopausal women is changing the way healthcare providers work with women and changing medicine itself. At no other time in history have we had so many individuals dealing with the same set of healthcare issues. Now more than ever, clinicians have options for the management of menopause: diet, exercise, stress management, nutrition, botanicals, natural hormones, conventional hormones, and additional pharmaceuticals.

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Giving Menopause Its Proper Place

Bethany Hayes, MD

Abstract
For the last 50 years, medicine has treated an increasing number of postmenopausal women with hormone replacement therapy (HRT). The accepted thinking was that women who took HRT were healthier than those who did not. Then came the Women’s Health Initiative, a large, well-designed study sponsored by the National Institutes of Health1 while it was under the direction of Bernadine Healy, MD, the first woman to head that organization. When the study was stopped in midstream for safety issues in July 2002, its findings literally turned women’s health on end.

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