Hormone Replacement Therapy and the Truth About Bioidenticals Dr. Sandra Fryhofer speaks on Medicine Matters; the topic, hormone replacement therapy and the truth about bioidenticals. A new review in theCleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine clears up common misconceptions and sets the record straight. Here’s why it matters. In 2002, the Women’s Health Initiative dramatically changed…Read the Rest of Article
Compounded Bioidentical Hormones have received a great deal of coverage in news, on talk shows, and in magazines over the past several years. Claims of weight loss, increasing energy, improve mood, are safer, and many others have been made. Hopefully this article can help you answer questions and dismiss many of the myths surrounding this highly published, highly marketed topic.
he term Bioidentical Hormones is not a medical term, it is a marketing term used to imply an exact copy of the hormones produced in the body. Providers of these compounds often claim they are “A natural, safer alternative to prescription drugs, Can help with weight loss, Prevent Alzheimer’s” and many others unfounded benefits. In addition, these providers often suggest that Bioidentical Hormones can only be obtained from a compounding pharmacy.
The fact is that there are many FDA-approved bioidentical hormone products available in the U.S. today. In fact, they have been available in the U.S. since 1975!
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