There are dozens of studies regarding the “safe” use of hormones to control menopausal symptoms and control disease progression.
Certainly, and foremost, breast cancer development is on every ones mind when it comes to HRT administration. It is important to point out that there are numerous controlled studies to date that to contradict that point, in fact, we now feel with stronger scientific evidence, that poor lifestyle habits combined with secondary hormonal deficiencies (like progesterone), and bad estrogens that may be leading towards malignant and / or benign breast disease.
Ongoing studies are in place in-particular to “natural hormone use.” So far most outcomes of these studies seem positive and are deemed beneficial when it comes to treatment of hot flashes, vaginal dryness, low libido, osteoporosis, heart disease, diabetes and mood disturbances.
We must conclude however that Hormone replacement therapy needs to be monitored closely by your physician or practitioner and must obtain yearly physical, blood work and scheduled mammogram studies.
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