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What are bioidentical hormones?
14 doctors weighed in

Dr. Shira Miller
Internal Medicine
5 doctors agree
In brief: Natural HRT.
Bioidentical hormones are hormones produced in a laboratory to be identical in chemical structure to what the body would produce.

In brief: Natural HRT.
Bioidentical hormones are hormones produced in a laboratory to be identical in chemical structure to what the body would produce.
Dr. Shira Miller
Dr. Shira Miller
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Dr. Thomas Rohde
General Practice
4 doctors agree
In brief: 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 function in our bodies as our own hormones would.
Bio - identical.

In brief: 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 function in our bodies as our own hormones would.
Bio - identical.
Dr. Thomas Rohde
Dr. Thomas Rohde
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Dr. Michael Sinclair
Family Medicine
4 doctors agree
In brief: Same as natural
Bioidentical hormones are identical to the hormones naturally found in your body.
This includes, estradiol, estriol, progesterone, testosterone and others. Non bioidentical hormones are not the same. Some are from animals, some are created and are not found anywhere in nature. There is not as much research regarding bioidenticals, but they are very popular and work very well for some patients.

In brief: Same as natural
Bioidentical hormones are identical to the hormones naturally found in your body.
This includes, estradiol, estriol, progesterone, testosterone and others. Non bioidentical hormones are not the same. Some are from animals, some are created and are not found anywhere in nature. There is not as much research regarding bioidenticals, but they are very popular and work very well for some patients.
Dr. Michael Sinclair
Dr. Michael Sinclair
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Dr. Johnnie Ham
In reality, bioidentical hormones are the most studied hormones of all, because we are all walking and breathing test subjects. That's the beauty of using bioidentical hormones in physiological doses. You can expect results based on how that elevated value looks in a person who normally makes it.
Dr. Bryant Cary
Pharmacology
In brief: Same as your body's
Bioidentical hormones have the same chemical structure as the hormones your body produces.
They are generally made from plant sources like yam ; soy. Other hormone therapies are made to be similar enough in structure to still trigger hormone receptors, but are not quite the same.

In brief: Same as your body's
Bioidentical hormones have the same chemical structure as the hormones your body produces.
They are generally made from plant sources like yam ; soy. Other hormone therapies are made to be similar enough in structure to still trigger hormone receptors, but are not quite the same.
Dr. Bryant Cary
Dr. Bryant Cary
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