Category Archives: Bio-identical hormones

The ultimate “bioidentical” hormone

There has been a lot of debate over whether or not “bio-identical” hormones, i.e., hormones identical to the human form, are superior to non-human forms dispensed by the drug industry. The FDA is currently taking steps to clamp down on … Continue reading

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The battle for natural hormones

The battle for preservation of availability of compounded natural hormones goes on. It started with pharmaceutical manufacturer, Wyeth, who petitioned the FDA to disallow the mixing of pharmaceuticals, especially natural human hormones, by specially trained pharmacists at what are called … Continue reading

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“You don’t have a uterus. You don’t need progesterone”

I was talking with a hospital nurse recently who told me about her lack of energy, blue moods, and other assorted complaints. At age 49, she was exasperated. So I suggested that she ask her gynecologist about progesterone cream. The … Continue reading

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