The Media Says Hormones Cause Cancer and Heart Disease
If bio-identical hormones are so safe, then why do the newspapers say that women’s hormones cause breast cancer and heart disease?
The answer is that the media and the medical profession routinely confuse synthetic chemically altered monster hormones with the bio-identical hormones. The drug companies intentionally create this confusion because they want to hide the fact that synthetic hormones are monsters that should be banned.
Chemically altered hormones were made because of a quirk in our legal system which grants patent protection for chemically altered versions of a natural substance. The natural hormones were chemically altered so that they could be patented to protect profits from competition. Naturally occurring bio-identical hormones by law cannot be patented.
Examples of monster synthetic hormones are provera, all progestins, and birth control pills which are never found in nature. These are the monster hormones.
How to make a Monster Hormone, Add a Side-Chain
Unlike human hormones, chemically altered versions have an added side-chain in order to make a totally new structure that can be patented. In the case of natural bio-identical progesterone the adding of this side-chain use a progestin means that the synthetic hormone can be patented – unlike natural progesterone which cannot. In the opinion of John R Lee MD, “to prescribe a chemically altered version of progesterone called Provera is medical malpractice”, and yet this practice is common in mainstream medicine.
An illustration which explains the problem of synthetic drugs is if you suppose that a biochemist working for a drug company has an idea to alter the chemical structure of vitamin C so a patent can be obtained. The biochemist adds a chlorine molecule to the vitamin C carbon ring, and gives is a new name “super-Vitamin C”, which is really a chlorinated version of vitamin C. Next they do a one year medical study with 5,000 people taking the chlorinated vitamin C tablet every day, and another 5000 people taking a placebo. After the year is up, they count a .5 per cent incidence of heart disease events in the Super Vitamin C group and a 1.0 percent in the placebo group.
FDA approval is easily obtained based on reduction in heart disease events by 50 per cent (.5 per cent is 50% of 1.0 %). The drug company is at liberty to spend millions of dollars on television advertising designed to rake in millions more for the new heart prevention miracle drug. This absurd scenario is now the norm for our medical system. Why would anyone want to spend money for a monster version of vitamin C when the real thing is available for pennies?
Why use a monster hormone when human hormones are available? Compared to their monster counterparts, Bio-Identical Hormones are more effective, have fewer adverse side effects, and are less costly.
In conclusion, bio-identical hormones used at appropriate dosages are safe, effective, and beneficial for health. On the other hand, any chemical alteration of a human hormone creates a monster hormone, which is not bio-identical. These monster hormones should never have been approved for marketing and sale to the American people. These monster hormones are unsafe, causing cancer and heart disease, and should be banned immediately.
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