JAMA: HRT Can Increase Risk of Disease

Holy Hormones Journal:  Synthetic hormones – are just that. Synthetic. Not real. Not absorbable. Not safe.  How long has HRT been on the market now?  40 years?  And in 1970- a medical expert stood up in a Senate testimony on the potential dangers of birth control pills and said “Estrogen is to cancer – as fertilizer is to wheat.” Why is that one so hard to remember?

I like what Robert Whitaker said in his book, “Anatomy of an Epidemic” m- and I paraphrase… it would be interesting to note the health outcomes of people who are not on medication – compared to those who are on medications.  That’s a study that needs to be done.

When the neuro-endocrine-immune system is disrupted – the entire body system becomes disrupted.  Synthetic hormones are steroids.  They suppress your body’s natural production of hormones.

Hormone replacement therapy not helpful in preventing illnesses

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Kavita Toor on Fri, 10/04/2013

hrtResearchers have found after a 20 year long follow-up of the Women’s Health Initiative study that treatment for hormone imbalance can increase the risk of several diseases in women.

The treatment called hormone replacement therapy has undoubtedly proven helpful in treating menopausal symptoms but has not been able to guard against other diseases in women.

The results of the research have been published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).

These discoveries catch up a study directed 20 years back by the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI), which looked to find if treatment for hormones could decrease an older lady’s danger of improving illnesses like osteoporosis and malignancy.

The hypothesis was dependent upon the thought that estrogen has a defensive impact on a lady’s physique.

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Author: Leslie Carol Botha

Author, publisher, radio talk show host and internationally recognized expert on women's hormone cycles. Social/political activist on Gardasil the HPV vaccine for adolescent girls. Co-author of "Understanding Your Mood, Mind and Hormone Cycle." Honorary advisory board member for the Foundation for the Study of Cycles and member of the Society for Menstrual Cycle Research.