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Can you use natural hormone replacement for menopause?
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Dr. Kevin Considine
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Absolutely one could use bioequivalent ie natural hormone replacement for menopause.
I especially recommend it to patients whos are very sensitive to synthetic hormone replacement therapy. There are quite a few compounding pharmacies that can help one obtain these types of hormones for treatment.

In brief: Yes
Absolutely one could use bioequivalent ie natural hormone replacement for menopause.
I especially recommend it to patients whos are very sensitive to synthetic hormone replacement therapy. There are quite a few compounding pharmacies that can help one obtain these types of hormones for treatment.
Dr. Kevin Considine
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3 comments
Dr. Waldo Acebo
Synthetic Hormones don't act in the body in the same way bio-identical hormones do, as the synthetic molecule is changed in its structure and doesn't have the same functions as the bio-identical which is the same the human body is design to interact.
Dr. Steven Ferguson
Identify what is deficient with saliva testing then treat accordantly.
Dr. Timothy Raichle
Obstetrics & Gynecology
In brief: Yes, but...
Our approach to menopausal women has changed dramatically over the last 10 years.
We used to place all of them on hormone replacement therapy, and now, we approach the patient by treating symptoms. We also consider that non-hormonal options are better than hormonal options in many cases. There are options for "natural" hormone replacement, but they are not much different than synthetic hormones.

In brief: Yes, but...
Our approach to menopausal women has changed dramatically over the last 10 years.
We used to place all of them on hormone replacement therapy, and now, we approach the patient by treating symptoms. We also consider that non-hormonal options are better than hormonal options in many cases. There are options for "natural" hormone replacement, but they are not much different than synthetic hormones.
Dr. Timothy Raichle
Dr. Timothy Raichle
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