Estrogen therapy saves lives

Estrogen Therapy Saves Lives

Scott Brandt, M.D. BHRT, Estrogen Replacement, Hormone Therapy for Women

A recent article in the American Journal of Public Health has done an excellent job looking at the effects on American women stopping their hormone therapy following the media scare surrounding the publishing of The Women’s Health Initiative Study (WHI) in 1993. Prior to the study, nearly 600,000 women who underwent hysterectomies were being treated with estrogen containing hormone therapy. Within 18 months of the publishing of the WHI study nearly half of these women had discontinued the use of hormone treatment. Share this post:Lives Saved by Estrogen ReplacementThe hormone scare of the 1990’s has increased ...
which estrogen is right for me

Is Estrogen Therapy Right for Me?

Scott Brandt, M.D. BHRT, Estrogen Replacement, Hormone Therapy for Women

Hormones are chemicals within the body that have a big influence on a person’s wellness. Not only do hormones have a significant physiological effect on the body, but hormonal changes can influence emotional activity as well. Though hormone replacement therapy is a relatively new practice, it can produce serious positive results for women and men under the right conditions. In many instances, women who are over 35 (or who are experiencing menopause) are likely to be good candidates for hormone replacement therapy. That’s because hormone levels decline with age. So, ...