Answers on Bio-identical Estrogen Therapy for Women

What symptoms of menopause does bio-identical estrogen help?

  • Hot flashes
  • Decreased vaginal lubrication
  • Thinning, dry skin
  • Poor sleep
  • Incontinence and bladder problems


What are the major benefits of hormone therapy?

  • Long-term treatment with estrogen has been shown in studies to:
  • Reduce the risk of osteoporosis.
  • May reduce the risk of other low estrogen-related conditions, including colon cancer
  • Estrogen may also contribute to maintenance of proper cholesterol level, improve coronary blood flow and reduce the risk of blood clotting for some females. If you experience early menopause symptoms and do not take estrogen, you will be 2 to 3 times more likely to develop heart disease than other woman who utilize estrogen therapy.
  • Doctors are hopeful that further studies will show that bio-identical estrogen will:
  • Decrease tooth loss
  • Reduce the risk of colon cancer
  • Reduce the risk of diabetes
  • Improve mood and feeling of well-being
  • Reduce the risk of several eye problems


Is hormone theapy safe for every woman?

  • With experienced physician supervision, most women find that hormone therapy helps or eliminates their menopause symptoms. Hormone therapy is not usually recommended for women who have:
  • Recent or recurring blood clots
  • Breast cancer – either currently or previously
  • Recent or recurring endometrial (uterine) cancer
  • Abnormal vaginal bleeding
  • Diseases of the liver
  • Previous stroke or are at high risk


Speak to your doctor before beginning hormone therapy if you have:

  • Migraines
  • Recent heart attack or known heart disease
  • Endometriosis
  • Fibrocystic breast disease
  • Gallbladder disease
  • High risk for blood clots
  • Epilepsy
  • Uterine fibroids


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