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Can I Get Pregnant While I Am Taking Hormone Replacement
I am having my hormone replacement therapy, and I am 37 yrs. Age, i want to get pregnant, is it possible and or risky?
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
See below: Could I get some information on natural hormone replacement? Natural hormone therapy consists of replacing hormone deficiencies within your body with bio identical hormones. This implies that the hormones your taking into your body have a very similar chemical structure to the hormones that are already present in your body. Bioidentical hormones are traditionally given in a cream base and absorbed through the skin. Depending on what base they're put into most are absorbed in somewhere between 15 and 45 seconds. The advantage of absorbing through the skin is that they don't have to pass through the liver at which time some of the compound will be broken down and not be able to be utilized by the body. Unlike traditional hormone replacement therapy, which has been associated with a multiplicity of problems, that is not the case for natural hormone therapy. See the women's health initiative study for additional information on traditional hormone replacement therapy. We have been using natural hormone therapy consistently in our office for the past 18 years with very impressive results. We use a questionnaire and saliva testing to first identify the status of the patient's hormone balance. Once we've identified the patient's hormonal status we use bio identical hormones to get the well-deserved balance. Many of the symptoms that women often take as normal such as menstrual cramping, heavy menstruation, irritability during the time of their menstruation, hot flashes and night sweats are not normal and can be significantly improved upon with natural hormone therapy. Thanks for the question, if I can be further assistance to you contact us at the concierge service with healthtap.com ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Consult: Your local county ( parish ) health department or medical society for a referral. ...Read more
Is it normal to feel dizzy and weak 4 days after hemi-thyroidectomy? When do I get concerned about hormone replacement?
Not uncommon: It is not uncommon to feel somewhat weak after any procedure that requires general anesthesia. If you had only a hemithyroidectomy, the remaining thyroid lobe should be adequate to make enough to meed the needs of your body for thyroid hormone, but it is important to have periodic blood tests to be sure that your levels are adequate. ...Read more
Is it bad that I got the cancer prevention shot and I'm self medicating with drugs like hormone replacement I get them online and I buy the injections?
Can i still get my period if I have no ovaries and have been put on birth control for hormone replacement? If so where do I bleed from?
Still have uterus?: If i read your question correctly, you have no ovaries but have uterus? It is possible to bleed from uterus since the hormone can make the uterus lining thicken and shad off to have bleeding. If you have to uterus also, you should talk to your doctor because it might be serious. ...Read more
I have a history of blood clots and I am on hormone replacement therapy. Am i for sure going to get another blood clot? Birthcontrol is why i had them
I take Lamictal 300mg daily for bipolar. I was also diagnosed with a hormone imbalance. I get the pellet hormone replacement therapy every 6 months with testosterone pellets. My testosterone levels were at "4" when they did the blood work, but they shoul
Inadequate data: There is inadequate data to give an opinion. Please clarify the reason why you were prescribed testosterone . It is very unusual to see testosterone implant therapy used in a female. Also please give precise details of the testosterone level ( total or free or bioavailable ?) and the lab value with units. ...Read more
Please tell me, could a woman taking bioidentical hormone replacement have a finding of assymetric density in a mammogram?
A hormone (from greek ὁρμή, "impetus") is a chemical released by a cell or a gland in one part of the body that sends out messages that affect cells in other parts of the organism. Only a little amount of hormone is required to alter cell metabolism. In essence, it is a chemical messenger that transports a signal from ...Read more
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