BHRT refer to hormones that are identical to the ones that we naturally have in our bodies. These natural hormones are very different to the synthetic hormones normally used in conventional medicine and therefore, they don’t have the same side effects. Conventional hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is composed of synthetic estrogen (oral estrone) and synthetic progesterone (progestin) and they carry unacceptable risks of breast cancer, heart attacks and strokes. The use of bioidentical hormones in dosages that restore normal physiological levels are safe and even protective against many diseases.
We all look forward to the holiday season because it is a time when we get some time off, celebrate life and get together with family and friends who we haven’t seen for so long. But have you ever worried about how to avoid eating too much unhealthy foods and gaining weight during these celebrations? For many the holidays equals a weight gain of at least 5-7 lbs. It doesn’t have to be this way. Here are some tips that you can follow over the next few weeks: