New Study Finds That Hormone Replacement Therapy Is Not Linked to Premature Death

A Follow-Up on the 2002 Women’s Health Initiative Sheds New Light on the Safety of Hormone Therapy for Menopausal Women by BodyLogicMD Hot flashes, night sweats, insomnia, vaginal dryness—the distressing list of menopausal symptoms goes on and on. If you’ve been resisting giving bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT) a try for relief because of concerns … Continued

Eating Right with Thyroid Disease

Managing Your Thyroid with Diet by BodyLogicMD Thyroid disease is extremely common, affecting more than 27 million Americans. While it is important that a thyroid condition be managed by a doctor, you are your own best advocate for your health, and there is much you can do on your own to support your thyroid health. … Continued

Give Yourself the Gift of Health this Holiday Season

Benefits of Hormone Therapy in Men and Women by BodyLogicMD While it may not fit in your stocking, you can give yourself one gift this holiday season that will last long past the time you take down the tree and put away the decorations… the gift of health. As you age, your body is less … Continued

Depression Treated with Hormone Therapy

Feeling a little blue? Before you ask your doctor about the latest antidepressant on the market, consider your hormone levels. More and more research is finding that among both men and women, declines in hormone levels associated with aging may result in depression or other forms of mental distress, such as anxiety and irritability. While … Continued

Testosterone Therapy Can Reduce Heart Attack Risk

A study involving 24,000 Medicare patients suggests that contrary to popular belief, testosterone therapy does not increase the risk of heart attack. In fact, researchers say that the use of testosterone therapy actually reduced heart attack risk by 30 percent in a group of men that we’re classified as “high risk” based on several other … Continued

Using Hormone Replacement to Heal Traumatic Brain Injuries

Using Hormone Replacement to Heal Traumatic Brain Injuries A traumatic brain injury is caused by an impact to the head that interferes with the normal functioning of the brain. A blow to the head as a result of a freak accident, a severe bump from a motor accident, or a slip and fall in the … Continued

Effects of Estrogen Avoidance

Good News for Menopausal Women! A recent study from Yale University School of Medicine showed an increase in mortality for women who avoided estrogen replacement therapy. This study looked specifically at women ages 50-59 that had a hysterectomy and avoided the use of estrogen. Almost 50,000 women in this study died prematurely because, they were … Continued

Hormone Replacement Therapy: A Major Breakthrough

Hormone Replacement Therapy, the life changing treatment for women suffering from imbalance or complete loss of hormones, has seen a breakthrough. Many women and physicians have been hesitant to become involved with HRT, due to the frightening results from the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI). This week, new evidence puts those fears to rest. The results … Continued

Bio-Identical Hormones: Therapy That Uses Mother Nature’s Blue Print

I have been writing quite a few articles on hormone therapy lately and have mentioned bio-identical hormones in many of those articles. I realized that I have never offered an explanation of what a bio-identical hormone is. Bio-identical hormones have been getting a great deal of attention in the media lately, so many are familiar … Continued