Do Healthy Men and Women Need Hormone Therapy?

Shira Miller, M.D.Men, WomenLeave a Comment

The single most important preventive medical therapy for aging men and women may be hormone replacement therapy. Below is my lecture, The Benefits of Hormone Therapy for Men & Women. Click here for POWERPOINT SLIDESHOW Click here for PDF You will learn the differences between bio-identical hormones and foreign/alien hormones, and understand why for most aging adults the benefits of bio-identical … Read More

Abstract: Ten Reason to be Happy About Hormone Replacement – A Guide for Patients

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Menopause Int. 2010 Mar;16(1):44-6. Studd J. Ten reasons to be happy about hormone replacement therapy: a guide for patients. London PMS and Menopause Clinic, 46 Wimpole Street, London W1G8SD, UK. Abstract In spite of the negative press reports following the 2002 Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) publication, women can be reassured that in the correct circumstances, hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is … Read More

Abstract: When Progesterone Cycled with Estrogen, No Increased Cardiac RIsk

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Eur Heart J. 2008 Nov;29(21):2660-8. Hormone therapy and risk of myocardial infarction: a national register study. Løkkegaard E, Andreasen AH, Jacobsen RK, Nielsen LH, Agger C, Lidegaard Ø. Gynaecological Clinic, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen Ø, Denmark. Comment in: Womens Health (Lond Engl). 2009 Jan;5(1):29-31. AIM: To assess the risk of myocardial infarction (MI) as a result of hormone therapy (HT), with focus … Read More

Abstract: Without Progestins, No Increased Cardiac or Breast Cancer Risk

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Summary: Without progestins (non-bioidentical progesterone), there’s no increased cardiac or breast cancer risk. JAMA. 2004 Apr 14;291(14):1701-12. Effects of conjugated equine estrogen in postmenopausal women with hysterectomy: the Women’s Health Initiative randomized controlled trial. Anderson GL, Limacher M, Assaf AR, Bassford T, Beresford SA, Black H, Bonds D, Brunner R, Brzyski R, Caan B, Chlebowski R, Curb D, Gass M, … Read More

Abstract: French Study Says No Increased Breast Cancer Risk With Bioidentical Hormones

Shira Miller, M.D.Abstracts

Climacteric. 2002 Dec;5(4):332-40. Combined hormone replacement therapy and risk of breast cancer in a French cohort study of 3175 women.Watch Full Movie Online Streaming Online and Download de Lignières B, de Vathaire F, Fournier S, Urbinelli R, Allaert F, Le MG, Kuttenn F. Service d’Endocrinologie et Médecine de la Reproduction, Hôpital Necker, Paris, France. The largest-to-date randomized trial (Women’s Health … Read More

Abstract: Bioidentical Estradiol Improves Skin Wrinkles

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Schmidt JB, Binder M, Demschik G, Bieglmayer C, Reiner A. Department of Dermatology, University of Vienna Medical School, Austria.  BACKGROUND: The coincidence of climacteric symptoms and the beginning of skin aging suggests that estrogen deficiency may be a common and important factor in the perimenopausal woman. Often hormones have been considered important in endogenous aging of the skin, but their role has … Read More