Bioidenticals and HRT

what is hrt

The History of Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT)

Have you heard of hormone replacement therapy (HRT)? Do you find yourself wondering what is HRT? HRT is a therapy that involves replacement or balancing of hormones in a woman’s body. While some believe that hormone therapy (HT) and HRT have subtle differences, these days HRT is commonly referred to simply as HT. They are […]

Read More

stopping hrt

Stopping HRT: Deciding to Stop Your HRT

The decision to stop HRT can be a tricky one: if you go “cold turkey” you may experience symptoms that are worse than the ones you sought help for in the first place. But there are some good reasons to stop, so it’s worth taking a look at. Stopping HRT may not work the first […]

Read More

hrt withdrawal

HRT Withdrawal: What to Expect When You Stop HRT

In 2002, a government study about hormone replacement therapy (HRT) called the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI), made women acutely aware of HRT side effects and health risks. Since then, millions of women have stopped taking HRT—sometimes suddenly. In a strange twist, it’s usually the same doctor who suggested HRT who is now encouraging his or […]

Read More