Category: Menstrual Cycle

Is Hormone Replacement Safe?

Is Hormone Replacement Safe? 
Thoughts from Bob Wood, Consultant Pharmacist
Are we safe from ourselves?  There is no blame game.  It is up to each one of us.

I started consulting patients almost 16 years ago with a focus primarily on women (my practice now includes men and even teenagers) and the use of bio-identical hormones.

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The Relationship between Obesity and Hormone Replacement

The Relationship between Obesity and Hormone Replacement 

 

This newsletter is a follow up to the previous newsletter (see May issue) on obesity. Why am I so concerned about obesity as it relates to hormone replacement? Because the science shows us that there is increased risk for patients who are insulin resistant, maintain high blood insulin/glucose values and have increased visceral adipose tissue (VAT).

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Treating Premenstrual Syndrome

Treating Premenstrual Syndrome
Premenstrual Syndrome is emotional and physical symptoms linked to the menstrual cycle. Symptoms occur one or two weeks before a woman’s period and usually vary between women. Can affects women who are in their teens through perimenopause.

The causes of PMS are usually a change in hormones during the menstrual cycle.

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The Relationship between Obesity and Hormone Replacement

This post is a follow up to our May post  on obesity. Why am I so concerned about obesity as it relates to hormone replacement? Because the science shows us that there is increased risk for patients who are insulin resistant, maintain high blood insulin/glucose values and have increased visceral adipose tissue (VAT).… Read the rest

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