Whether for contraception, menopause symptoms, or to control heavy bleeding, women have been given artificial hormones for many years now. What is the price we have paid and how can we balance that?
AnnA Rushton | December 9, 2016 | 1 comment
Synthetic and natural hormones are not necessarily compatible. For some conditions they go together, but you really need to know what you can, and can’t do.
Dame Dr Shirley Bond | March 23, 2016 | 10 comments
Many women are on the Pill for contraception and later in life to control heavy bleeding. The risks are clear but bioidentical hormones can help.
Dr Jeffrey Dach | November 18, 2013 | 0 comments
The Pill has been associated with health risks before, but it is more dangerous for overweight women due to the synthetic progestin (artificial progesterone) it contains.
AnnA Rushton | February 22, 2013 | 0 comments
Birth control needs to be both effective and risk-free but modern methods rely on synthetic hormones such as progestins that mimic the effect of bioidentical natural progesterone, but that can have serious side effects.
Dame Dr Shirley Bond | May 25, 2012 | 3 comments
For women who have difficulty remembering to take contraception, or where it is not easily available, injectable contraception has been popular but new research shows it carries a terrible risk of HIV infection.
AnnA Rushton | October 13, 2011 | 0 comments
Teenagers starting to use oral contraception may be putting their long-term bone health at risk.
AnnA Rushton | August 1, 2011 | 0 comments
Dr. David Zava answers the commonly asked questions about natural progesterone and these forms of birth control.
Dr. David T. Zava PhD | June 1, 2011 | 2 comments
The UK’s Family Planning Association has welcomed new guidelines to simplify what to do if you miss a daily dose of your contraceptive pill.
AnnA Rushton | May 20, 2011 | 0 comments
The risk of Yaz and Yasmin blood clots is twice that of older birth control pills, according to data from a new study.
AnnA Rushton | April 25, 2011 | 2 comments