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Is Estratest A Biochemical Hormone
Yes...: ...But perhaps you mean bioidentical. All hormones are biochemicals. Estratest is a combination of methyltestosteone, which is synthetic and not the same as your own testosterone, and mixed estrogen hormones which are excreted by pregnant mares in their urine. These hormones are similar to, but not identical to, natural human hormones. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Had ovarian cancer at 31, on estratest hormone replacement for 20 yr dr wants me to stop med to naturally have menopause why and what can I expect?
Can i stop hormone replacement therapy cold turkey or should I wean myself off of it have been taking estratest HS for many years. I am now 53 and want to stop
Seek Gynegologist : I would encourage you to talk with your gynecologist before stopping any hormone therapy. There are many benefits to hrt that are not obvious the most vital one is preventing osteoporosis. Other therapy is available and should be considered if one stops hrt. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes for most women: The generic of Estratest is called ee-mt (ethinyl Estradiol / methyl-testosterone). For many women this medication will decrease menopausal symptoms (hot flushes, night sweats, mood swings, etc}. It will also improve libido for many women as well. Long term benefits of hormone replacement therapy include decreased risk for stroke, mi, colon cancer, alzheimer's disease, and osteoporosis. ...Read more
What is the comparable/equivalent to estratest hs? I would like to match it as best i can since it currently is unavailable and i did quite well on it
Syntest: There was a generic available, called syntest. Same doseage. I believe this is still available, check with your pharmacy. ...Read more
Esterified estrogens|methylestosterone is an estrogen-based agent which is a kind of women's ...Read more
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