Surprise Findings in Estrogen Debate

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Life Extension MagazineBy William Faloon

A dispute has raged for 70 years as to whether or not maturing women should replace their sex hormones. The age-reversal impact of hormone replacement is quite noticeable. As a result, many women want to stay on their hormones for life. By year 2002, doctors were liberally prescribing estrogens and synthetic progestin to females with menopausal symptoms. When the Women’s Health Initiative study showed these drugs increased risk of breast cancer and vascular disease, a stampede to halt their use ensued.

For the past decade, mainstream medicine struggled to accurately interpret and understand the results of the Women’s Health Initiative data. They also largely ignored the potential benefits of individualized dosing using natural human estrogens and progesterone. …

Read the full article in Life Extension Magazine, November 2013