Alternatives to Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT)

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October 2, 2007
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Menopause Online Staff

Countless women find that alternatives to HRT are effective in relieving night sweats and hot flushes as well as the mood swings and depression associated with the menopause. Last year, the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists gave warning that many herbal remedies and supplements with purported benefits have not been properly tested and may […]

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Dosage Balance of Estrogen

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September 4, 2007
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Menopause Online Staff

Questions to Doctor Robert N Hoover, MD, PhD, Director of the Epidemiology and Biostatistics Program in the Intramural Research Program of the National Cancer Institute at the NIH’s Director’s Wednesday afternoon lecture series – May 16, 2007 – “Hormones and Breast Cancer” Question: Breast cancer risk increase in post-menopausal woman more than pre-menopausal women. How can […]

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Next Step for the Estrogen Metabolism Hypothesis

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August 25, 2007
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Menopause Online Staff

Questions to Doctor Robert N Hoover, MD, PhD, Director of the Epidemiology and Biostatistics Program in the Intramural Research Program of the National Cancer Institute at the NIH’s Director’s Wednesday afternoon lecture series – May 16, 2007 – “Hormones and Breast Cancer” Question: Are you still enthusiastic about the estrogen metabolism hypothesis or not? If you […]

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Estrogen Polution in the Environment

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August 24, 2007
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Menopause Online Staff

Questions to Doctor Robert N Hoover, MD, PhD, Director of the Epidemiology and Biostatistics Program in the Intramural Research Program of the National Cancer Institute at the NIH’s Director’s Wednesday afternoon lecture series – May 16, 2007 – “Hormones and Breast Cancer” Question: With having told us a little bit about the association between estrogen and […]

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Bioidentical HRT Lozenges Suspected of Causing Cancer

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August 20, 2007
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Menopause Online Staff

Bio identical HRT Lozenges made by compounding pharmacies and marketed as safer and natural have been linked to cancer. At the university of NSW in Australia 3 cases were uncovered of women taking the lozenges developing endometrial cancer.  They were 54, 59 and 71 years old repetively. HRT use has dropped in the US by […]

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Does Breast Cancer in Men Have Anything to Say About the Hormonal Hypothesis in Women?

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August 18, 2007
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Menopause Online Staff

Questions to Doctor Robert N Hoover, MD, PhD, Director of the Epidemiology and Biostatistics Program in the Intramural Research Program of the National Cancer Institute at the NIH’s Director’s Wednesday afternoon lecture series – May 16, 2007 – “Hormones and Breast Cancer” Question: I was wondering if you think breast cancer in men has anything […]

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Why is the Level of Estrol Higher in Western Women than Asian Women?

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August 17, 2007
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Menopause Online Staff

Questions to Doctor Robert N Hoover, MD, PhD, Director of the Epidemiology and Biostatistics Program in the Intramural Research Program of the National Cancer Institute at the NIH’s Director’s Wednesday afternoon lecture series – May 16, 2007 – “Hormones and Breast Cancer” Question: Is the higher level of estrol levels in western women different (from Asian […]

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If You Are Estrogen Deficient It Can Lead To High Blood Pressure

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August 12, 2007
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Menopause Online Staff

A study titled, “Role of Estrogens in Postmenopausal Obesity and Hypertension” by Lourdes A. Fortepiani and Huimin Zhang from the University of Texas Health Science Center found estrogen depletion may lead to Obesity induced high blood pressure. Source and more info: www.the-aps.org/press/journal/07/44.htm Balance your own estrogen, the safe way – “Natural Plant Hormones Provide Menopause Relief”

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Smoking Can Cause Early Menopause

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August 9, 2007
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Menopause Online Staff

In a study of 2,123 post-menopausal women (the Oslo Health Study), showed a link between smoking and the early onset of menopause.  The study also showed the early a woman quits smoking the more protected she is from early menopause.  Alcohol, coffee consumption, and passive smoking did not show a significant association. Read more about […]

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Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) – Good or Bad?

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August 7, 2007
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Menopause Online Staff

Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) could be harmful, notably increasing the risk of heart attacks and breast cancer.  Are there alternatives? See The Great Debate Over Hormone Replacement Therapy/

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