Needless Fear of Estrogen Replacement Causes Suffering

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Needless Fear of Estrogen Replacement Causes Massive Suffering and Increased Mortality by Jeffrey Dach MD According to a new study, fifty thousand women died needlessly because of fear of estrogen replacement after hysterectomy.(3) Both Time Magazine and the LA Times  … Continue reading

Why Bioidentical Hormones Are Safer Than Synthetic

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Why Bioidentical Hormones Are Safer Than Synthetic by Jeffrey Dach MD Bio-identical hormones exist naturally in the human body, so it is axiomatic that these are safe. However, we are interested in a slightly different question. What is the safety … Continue reading

Menopause Accelerates Aging New Study

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Two UCLA Studies Show Menopause Accelerates Aging A new study by Dr Morgan E. Levine from UCLA in PNAS shows that  menopause accelerates aging. (1)  A second study by Dr Judith Carroll from UCLA reported in  Biological Psychiatry that “insomnia … Continue reading

A Mysterious Recurrence of Menopausal Symptoms

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A Mysterious Recurrence of Menopausal Symptoms by Jeffrey Dach MD A 55 year old post menopausal executive secretary had been doing well for many years on her bioidentical hormone program. Last week, she called the office to report her menopausal … Continue reading

BioIdentical Hormones Trashed by AP News

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BioIdentical Hormones Trashed by AP News Jeffrey Dach MD A USA Today article trashing bioidentical hormones caught my attention because it contained almost pure misinformation.(1)  Written by an Associated Press AP medical writer, this syndicated article was broadcast over the … Continue reading

Bioidentical Hormones Opposed by Endocrine Society

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The Endocrine Society Makes a “Proclamation” The Endocrine Society issued a “scientific statement” advising rank and file physicians to cease and desist prescribing compounded bioidentical hormones to the tune of one billion dollars a year.(1-2) That’s a lot of compounding, … Continue reading

New Study Shows Women Prefer Bioidentical Hormones

A new study  from the  Department of Bioethics at Case Western Reserve examined women’s attitudes about bioidentical hormones for menopausal symptoms.(1) Above left image: Case Western Reserve Campus Courtesy of WIkimedia. How Was the Study Done ? The study was … Continue reading

Safety of Bioidentical Hormones

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Safety of Bioidentical Hormones Are Women’s Bio-identical hormones Safe? by Jeffrey Dach MD Bio-identical hormones exist naturally in the human body, so it is axiomatic that these are safe. However, we are interested in a slightly different question. What is … Continue reading

Bioidentical Hormone Estriol Beneficial For Multiple Sclerosis MS

Bioidentical Hormone Estriol Beneficial For Multiple Sclerosis MS by Jeffrey Dach MD Multiple sclerosis affects about a million people worldwide.  It is an auto-immune neuro-degenerative disorder characterized by demyelinating plaques thought the brain and spinal cord, visible on MRI scans … Continue reading