Progestins Reduce The Cardiac Benefits of Estrogen

Progestins Reduce The Cardiac Benefits of Estrogen

 

All the adverse effects from the oral route of administration of estrogen as previously outlined in Outliving Your Ovaries can also occur from oral Prempro. However, the addition of the progestin seems to confer additional cardiac risk. Perhaps giving progestins daily instead of in cycles of 14 days each calendar month may be a factor in this increased risk. Earlier observational studies, like the Nurses’ Health Study, predominantly used oral cyclic progestins and did not show an increased risk of heart disease.

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Why I Recommend Pharmaceutical Bioidentical HRT

Dr Marina Johnson discusses Pharmaceutical Bioidentical Hormones

 

Why I Recommend Pharmaceutical Bioidentical HRT

Let me tell you why I recommend bioidentical HRT. It is a therapy I have utilized in the 100,000 female patient visits that I have managed over the past 29 years since pharmaceutical topical estradiol was first introduced in 1986. I have had ample opportunity to see what therapies achieve results and what women tolerate with the fewest side effects.

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