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General Medical · Menopause

Ten Myths About “Bio-identical” Hormones

By Streicher, M.D. Lauren
Bioidentical is not a scientific term. It is a term made up by savvy market research gurus to describe certain plant-derived hormones distributed by compounding pharmacies. The use of the word” bioidentical” is brilliant. It’s catchy. It sounds “natural.” It sounds like something different than a hormone product produced and distributed by commercial pharmacies. Promoters of bioidentical hormones claim that…
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General Medical · Health · Menopause · News

Bio-Identical Hormone Viral Outbreaks

By Patricia Yarberry Allen, M.D.
If I worked at the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) in Atlanta, I would ask to be put in charge of monitoring the financially and self-promotion-driven epidemics of “BIO-IDENTICAL HORMONE SURGE,”  a phenomenon that pops up about every 18 months. These epidemics are marked by short-term visibility with a new book, usually by the facially altered medical expert and former…
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