The debate over the safety and efficacy of bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT) has been a perpetual tug-of-war between traditional and alternative medicine. We can all agree that there is a middle ground in the bioidentical hormone debate. Suzanne Somers is on one side of the debate, while others such as Julie Deardorff of the Chicago Tribune take a much different stand on the issue. So what’s it going to take to bridge the divide between mainstream and preventive practices?
BodyLogicMD Chief Medical Officer Dr. Alicia Stanton was recently featured on an episode of Let’s Talk Live, discussing how using bioidentical hormones to balance your hormones can aid in disease prevention. During the segment, Dr. Stanton talks about the damaging effects of environmental toxins such as pesticides, pollution and consumer products and how they can propagate hormonal imbalance, which can lead to further disease and ailment.
It seems the older we get, the more it feels as if the weight of the world rested on our shoulders. Sometimes it’s difficult to sustain momentum; we find ourselves fatigued, physically and mentally drained and depleted of every last bit of energy. It’s very important that we find healthy methods of relieving stress, instead of resorting to benzodiazepines or tranquilizers to control stress and anxiety. A recent article on ChicagoTribune.com discussed the health risks and negative side effects of using prescription drugs such as Lexapro and what natural alternatives are available to remedy stress and anxiety.
BodyLogicMD’s national network of highly trained physicians has helped tens of thousands of patients find relief from symptoms of hormonal imbalances such as perimenopause, menopause, andropause (the male menopause), thyroid disorder and stress-induced adrenal fatigue. BodyLogicMD’s expert physicians prescribe a three-pronged approach to wellness, integrating bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT) with customized fitness and nutrition programs as well as stress reduction techniques.
More and more physicians are turning to anti-aging and preventive medicine to help their patients avoid the onset of disease and ailment later on in life. Western medicine, as we know it is eclipsed by the shadows of its own dupery. Big Pharma claims to have a “quick fix” for just about everything, but what … Continued