1Aug, 2011

Natural Estrogen: Use Only as Needed

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 Not all women, even those who are menopausal or who have had a hysterectomy, need estrogen. As I hope I’ve made clear, many of the symptoms attributed to estrogen deficiency are actually caused by a relative excess of estrogen and are best treated with natural progesterone to restore the proper balance. In addition, even after menopause or a hysterectomy, a woman’s body continues to make estrogen in her fat cells. However, for women who are experiencing hot flashes, night sweats, or vaginal dryness, bioidentical estrogen can be beneficial.   When […]