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A 65-year-old member asked:
Dr. Soroosh Armandi
15 years experience in Anti-Aging Medicine
Testosterone & dht: When a patient is placed on bhrt, repeat bloodwork needs to be performed in case of side effects. This minimizes toxicity. If your testosterone has ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sinclair
37 years experience in Family Medicine
Same as natural: Bioidentical hormones are identical to the hormones naturally found in your body. This includes, estradiol, estriol, progesterone, testosterone and ot ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Guy DaSilva
34 years experience in Preventive Medicine
Yes: A hormone is a chemical produced in the human body by a gland that has an action in another place in the body. Some work on bone, some on the brain, ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Rohde
34 years experience in General Practice
Human identical: Bioidentical hormones are generally made from yams or soy and converted in a lab to the exact molecular structure of our own human hormones so they fu ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
19 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
One if the same: Bio-identical hormones are identical to the hormones that are made by the human body. The term "bio-identical" does not indicate the SOURCE but rather ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
19 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
As an adjunct: Not all women experience severe, debilitating menopausal symptoms. Herbs used by women, like maca, P. mirifica, black cohosh, + vitex are phytohormone ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
19 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Many: Estradiol, Testoterone, Progesterone, thyroid hormones are the primary ones.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience in Geriatrics
Yes & no . . .: Depends upon what you're asking. While "bio-identical" is not a scientifically recognized phrase, concept makes sense: take things that are identical ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sinclair
37 years experience in Family Medicine
Living longer: Any treatment can have side effects. Not treating can also have side effects. If your symptoms are severe and related to a deficiency of hormones, the ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience in Geriatrics
Yes but who cares?: This idea of taking "bio-identical" hormones is getting out of hand. While the concept is cute, it's not a recognized term. There are many good medica ... Read More

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