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Bio-Identical Hormones

Wave Therapy Influences Feminine Hormones

Posted December 29, 2009

Some people are attributed with special healing powers. They seem to heal pain and other problems by just holding and passing their hands over the affected areas. Most people consider this to be a hoax and treat very lightly the problem, but the fact remains that these healers are using a very scientific tool that anyone can use.

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Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer Raises Heart Risks

Posted September 26, 2009

Hormone therapy to treat advanced prostate cancer can increase the risk of heart disease, but some types of hormone therapy appear to be safer than others, new research has found. The study included 30,642 Swedish men with either locally advanced prostate cancer or prostate cancer that had spread (metastatic cancer), who had received hormone therapy as primary treatment for their cancer.

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FDA: Kids at risk from testosterone gel

Posted May 11, 2009

A little testosterone might be good for adults, but it can cause serious harm to children, federal health officials warned Thursday. The Food and Drug Administration said adults using prescription testosterone gel must be extra careful not to get any of it on children to avoid causing serious side effects.

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HRT May Protect Women From Colon Cancer

Posted April 26, 2009

Older women using hormone replacement therapy appear to have a 28 percent reduction in their risk of developing colorectal cancer, a new study found. But researchers don’t yet know why the link seems to exist. And the main message to women remains the same: Take hormone replacement therapy at the lowest dose possible for the shortest period of time possible and only for menopausal symptoms such as hot flashes.

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Growth hormone slows age-related loss of strength

Posted April 13, 2009

Ten years of growth hormone treatment improves muscle strength in adults who have a deficiency of the hormone. The first five years of treatment restores muscle strength, and the second five years and thereafter slow age-related loss of strength, Swedish investigators say.

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Male Infertility Treatment Boosts Sperm Count

Posted April 9, 2009

The research included 60 men eligible for infertility treatment. They were randomly selected to take either the combination treatment of clomiphene citrate and vitamin E or a placebo for six months. By the end of the study, their partner’s pregnancy rate was about 37 percent among men who’d taken the combination therapy, compared with 13 percent for those in the placebo group.

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Hormone-mimics In Plastic Water Bottles Act As Functional Estrogens

Posted March 30, 2009

Plastic packaging is not without its downsides, and if you thought mineral water was ëcleaní, it may be time to think again. According to Martin Wagner and Jˆrg Oehlmann from the Department of Aquatic Ecotoxicology at the Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main, Germany.

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Keep Aging Parents Happy, Healthy and Independent with Bioidentical Hormones

Posted March 27, 2009

People caring for aging parents or just thinking about it realize that keeping them healthy, happy and active for as long as possible is ideal for everyone. Aging parents seldom want to become physically dependent on their children for care.

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Hormone Might Help Restore Female Fertility

Posted March 21, 2009

A hormone called kisspeptin may offer a new treatment for infertility, according to British researchers who found that the hormone can activate the release of sex hormones that control the menstrual cycle. The study included 10 women who were not menstruating and were infertile due to a hormone imbalance.

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Women Suffer Needlessly from Confusion about Hormones

Posted March 14, 2009

Many women are so confused and frightened about hormone replacement that they have decided to forget about it. This reaction is not surprising because almost daily there is a new scare headline blaring at them about how hormone replacement causes cancer or even brain shrinkage.

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