Making the Menopause Transition

Over the past 30 to 40 years, books and articles have covered the subject of hormone replacement therapy (HRT). However, even with all of this attention on HRT, many women (and practitioners for that matter) are still confused or uninformed about their choices of hormonal therapy.

The scariest part of this is that they are often unaware of—or do not understand—the possible side effects and long-term risks of HRT, especially estrogen and progesterone replacement.

In this article, we’ll take a look at both estrogen and progesterone and what they do in your body, then discuss conventional HRT for estrogen and progesterone, their inherent dangers and the natural, safe and effective alternatives that abound. (more…)