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
Heart attacks are far more common during and after menopause and are the greatest single cause of death in this age group so how can women protect themselves?
Dame Dr Shirley Bond | March 9, 2012 | 0 comments
Dr Bond answers a frequently asked question about early menopause and The Pill.
Dame Dr Shirley Bond | July 28, 2011 | 0 comments
Dame Dr Shirley Bond responds to the reported rise in breast cancer rates in the UK and questions the absence of synthetic hormone treatments in the reasons cited.
Dame Dr Shirley Bond | February 4, 2011 | 1 comment
A view on recent news reports by Dame Dr Shirley Bond
Dame Dr Shirley Bond | January 10, 2011 | 0 comments
Many women are concerned about the risk of osteoporosis, particularly after a hysterectomy and during menopause. This is when the bones are at risk if there is not sufficient progesterone being produced to provide essential bone building conditions and these are key facts that women need to know.
Dame Dr Shirley Bond | January 5, 2011 | 0 comments
Dame Dr Shirley Bond gives her reaction to a new report citing ‘couch potatoes’ as having higher risk of cancer.
Dame Dr Shirley Bond | October 2, 2010 | 0 comments
Many menopause and pre-menopause related problems relate to an imbalance of the hormones oestrogen and progesterone. Hormones are usually measured in blood serum but they can be measured just as accurately in saliva.
Dame Dr Shirley Bond | June 24, 2010 | 0 comments
Dr Bond explains this common phenomenon, its causes and consequences.
Dame Dr Shirley Bond | March 29, 2010 | 15 comments
In this segment taken from an interview in the Daily Telegraph Dr Bond explains how and why natural hormones differ from the synthetic hormones used in common HRT treatments.
Dame Dr Shirley Bond | March 23, 2010 | 1 comment