Are bioidentical hormones safe?

Answer On One Hand: No More or Less Safe Than SyntheticAccording to Dr. Marie Savard, writing for an ABC News Health online article, there is no proof that making hormones through plants, like bioidentica... Read More »

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Are bioidentical hormones safe for breast cancer survivors?

On One Hand: There are Risk FactorsAccording to Ruth Oratz, M.D., F.A.C.P, women who take bioidentical hormones (plant-based hormones) are at greater risk for breast cancer. This is true both for w... Read More »

What are bioidentical hormones?

Bioidentical hormones--claimed by their manufacturers to be chemical duplicates of hormones that naturally occur in a woman's body, such as estrogen and progesterone--treat the symptoms of menopaus... Read More »

Where can you get bioidentical hormones?

Since the Women's Health Initiative study in 2002 published its findings that traditional synthetic hormone treatment (HRT) increases the risk for women to develop breast cancer, blood clots and de... Read More »

How much do bioidentical hormones cost?

The average out-of-pocket cost of bioidentical hormones is between $55 and $65 a month but may run up to $100 a month. Check with your insurance company, as they may cover a portion of the cost.Sou... Read More »