bioidentical


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bioidentical

(bī′ō-ī-dĕn′tĭ-kəl)
adj.
Identical in molecular structure to a compound made in the body: bioidentical hormones.

bioidentical

(bī′ō-ī-dĕn′tĭ-kĭl) [″ + ″]
Having the same chemical structure and function as a molecule found in nature.
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We witness our patients' happy endings every day, but much of mainstream America is unaware of the vital health benefits associated with quality bioidentical hormone pellet therapy.
Kathy Maupin, a physician who is a pioneer in bioidentical hormone therapy for women and men.
Today there are many hormone options in the form of pills, patches and creams, synthetic or bioidentical, low dose or higher dose, and we wanted to answer whether they all have the same risk," explains Shufelt.
A working hypothesis is that it should be possible to trigger the generation of protection and repair mechanisms by sending a bioidentical signal into the body.
Bioidentical hormones delivered by a transdermal patch resulted in a lower risk.
And so began Schwartz's journey to become one of the world's foremost experts and advocates for bioidentical hormones.
Paul Savage, a leading bioidentical hormone therapy expert and practicing physician specializing in age management.
Other than that, no research supports the concept that bioidentical hormones have less risk than other synthesized hormones.
Karl-Georg Heinrich, Vienna-based expert in anti-ageing and cosmetic surgery: "Age-related hormone deficiency is one of the main reasons for premature ageing and can be treated by use of bioidentical hormones.
First, there are many estrogenic compounds found in the human body; the bioidentical estrogenic compound derived from plants matches just one.
Neither did the physicians whom Somers interviewed for her book (because of their support of bioidentical hormones) realize that their comments would be used inappropriately.
All of these forms of bioidentical hormones are available now, some from your compounding pharmacist and some from your mainstream pharmacists.