Women are ruled by their two main hormones: progesterone and oestrogen, but with the rise of synthetic hormones in the Pill, Coil and HRT do you know the difference why you need bio-identical hormones and not their chemical equivalents?
Dame Dr Shirley Bond | March 29, 2013 | 3 comments
Smoking has a number of health hazards associated with it, but for women it seems it can also increase estrogen and androgen levels and so adversely affect hormone balance.
AnnA Rushton | September 8, 2011 | 0 comments
Dr Tony Coope answers a question that some women ask after starting bio-identical progesterone treatment.
Dr Tony Coope | August 18, 2011 | 55 comments
One in five men in Britain die from a heart attack, compared to just one in seven women. New research shows that it is our hormones that make the difference.
AnnA Rushton | August 15, 2011 | 2 comments
Long-term estrogen exposure generates excessive levels of a compound which occurs in an area of the brain crucial to regulating blood pressure.
AnnA Rushton | June 10, 2011 | 4 comments
If your skin is suffering during menopause, there are some simple tips that can help.
AnnA Rushton | June 3, 2011 | 0 comments
Researchers at the Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden, have now found a way of utilizing the positive effects of estrogen in mice so that only the skeleton is acted on, latest research at the Academy shows.
AnnA Rushton | April 25, 2011 | 1 comment
In these environmentally conscious times, women are concerned about the impact of synthetic hormones in the water supply.
AnnA Rushton | February 28, 2011 | 0 comments
With the increasing data available on the health hazards of HRT, particularly long-term, many more women are considering coming off it but can be unsure of what is involved.
Dr Tony Coope | January 6, 2011 | 57 comments
The hormonal changes that occur at menopause can increase the likelihood of fibroid development but there are some simple steps you can take to minimise your risk.
AnnA Rushton | January 6, 2011 | 1 comment