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hormone replacement therapy adverse effects

A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
29 years experience Fertility Medicine
This just in...: As of this week (july 9) 15 leading american health organizations: the north american menopause society (nams), the american society for reproductive ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
Possible: Depending on the hormone you need replacing, there may be a pill for it.
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
35 years experience Pediatrics
Usually:: Estrogens, androgens, thyroid hormones, and corticosteroids can be taken as pills. People with lack of Insulin (diabetes mellitus type i) require inje ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
18 years experience General Practice
Controversial: The are no good studies that show the benefit of bio-identical hormones. Hence it is not offered by all physicians.
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Dr. Paul L. Hester
29 years experience General Practice
Bioidenticals: Bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (bhrt) has gained popularity as a strategy for keeping hormones balanced beyond the body's ability to supply ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maritza Baez
17 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Breast cancer, stroke, blood clots, heart attack and death.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
39 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Hormone function: Usually done to provide the hormones that would be deficient upon surgical removal or inactivity or malfunction of a hormone producing gland or organ. ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nicholas Martin
49 years experience Family Medicine
Resubmit your questi: Alt of ? Age-77 years. Are you asking if hormone replacement can cause monthly endometlrial breakdown(monthly bleeding) the answer is yes if you prefe ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
Testosterone: Therapy can increase libido a lot. Estrogen therapy may have slight effects. It can also improve vaginal lubrication making it more enjoyable, and imp ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bassam Amawi
49 years experience Psychiatry
Hormone ?: Unlikely , usually the opposite.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
41 years experience Endocrinology
Invalid: There is no validity to following blood estrogen levels in order to adjust the dosage of hormone replacement. At age 32, I would not expect that you ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Denise Elser
Specializes in Gynecology
Depends: Women with history of breast cancer may or may not be given the ok to take estrogen. Some endometrial cancer cases can take ht after @ cancer free yrs ... Read More
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