Hormone FAQs

Patients come to us with a lot of questions regarding Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy. We answer a few of them here. 1. What are synthetic hormones? Synthetic hormones are made from plant progesterone and animal estrogens, but are not identical to the hormones the body makes. Synthetic hormones can be toxic because their chemical makeup […]

Hormone Replacement Therapy for Menopause

Excerpt from webmd.com What Is Hormone Replacement Therapy? Hormone replacement therapy is used to supplement the body with either estrogen alone or estrogen and progesterone in combination during and after menopause. Estrogen and progesterone are hormones that are produced by a woman’s ovaries. When the ovaries no longer produce adequate amounts of these hormones (as […]