We discuss HRT, everything from what it is, the type of doctor you may see for HRT, hormone testing, to how you take it (oral, pellet, patch, etc). We also discuss the studies on the safety of HRT. CONNECT WITH US! INSTAGRAM: @in16yearsofendo WEBSITE AND RESOURCES: insixteenyears.com LIKE OUR SHOW? Please rate it or leave a review!
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Lara Briden – The Period Revolutionary – Great website on hormones from naturopath doctor and bestselling author Lara Briden. I highly recommend her books Period Repair Manual and Hormone Repair Manual.
How Birth Control Switches Off Hormones and Why That Matters – Article by naturopath doctor Lara Briden.
Guide to Using Progesterone for Women’s Health – Article by naturopath doctor Lara Briden.
Does taking progesterone (alone or with estrogen) increase women’s risk for breast cancer? – Article from The Center for Menstrual Cycle and Ovulation Research.
When Is the Best Time to Test Hormone Levels? – Article by Dr. Jolene Brighten.
Dutch Test – Info from their website.
Cagnacci A, Venier M. The Controversial History of Hormone Replacement Therapy. Medicina (Kaunas). 2019;55(9):602. Published 2019 Sep 18. doi:10.3390/medicina55090602
Holtorf K. The bioidentical hormone debate: are bioidentical hormones (estradiol, estriol, and progesterone) safer or more efficacious than commonly used synthetic versions in hormone replacement therapy? Postgrad Med. 2009 Jan;121(1):73-85. doi: 10.3810/pgm.2009.01.1949. PMID: 19179815.
Moskowitz D. A comprehensive review of the safety and efficacy of bioidentical hormones for the management of menopause and related health risks. Altern Med Rev. 2006 Sep;11(3):208-23. PMID: 17217322.
Bioidentical Hormones, Acne Scars, and Heavy Metal Toxins – From Dr Chris Kresser.
RHR: The Right and Wrong Way to Treat Hormone Imbalance – From Dr Chris Kresser.