Do you know the difference between a synthetic progestin and the natural hormone, or why it’s important for your health that you do?
AnnA Rushton | January 19, 2018 | 3 comments
Women really only have two hormones to worry about. They are oestrogen and progesterone and they dominate our lives from puberty to post menopause.
AnnA Rushton | January 13, 2017 | 2 comments
I have heard much that is positive and a lot that is negative and uninformed about bioidentical hormones. There are some common fictions that arise, so I am sharing my responses to them as they may prove helpful for you too.
AnnA Rushton | January 9, 2017 | 1 comment
There are many different types of HRT but combination types, where there is both oestrogen and a synthetic progestin, may increase breast cancer risk.
AnnA Rushton | December 12, 2016 | 0 comments
How the definition of ‘natural’ hormones has led to confusion in the media, and elsewhere – a personal view by Dr Tony Coope.
Dr Tony Coope | June 10, 2015 | 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
As a colleague of Dame Dr Shirley Bond’s for many years, we update each other regularly on hormonal matters of interest. A recent piece of misinformation in the national press made my blood boil!
AnnA Rushton | August 10, 2012 | 0 comments
Animal studies are showing that combining bioidientical natural progesterone and estrogen provides a safe form of HRT. Here Dr Dach focuses on why progestins are not the answer and can increase breast cancer risk.
Dr Jeffrey Dach | July 9, 2012 | 0 comments
Well some may be, but other Doctors believe the answer lies in oestrogen dominance and the use of synthetic progestins instead of bioidentical natural progesterone.
AnnA Rushton | June 26, 2012 | 2 comments