Bioidentical Hormones vs. Natural Hormones – Which is Better?

Women are becoming increasingly interested in the risks and benefits of postmenopausal hormones. In recent years, the use of bioidentical hormones has become a popular topic. It’s important to be informed about the hormones before considering them.

According to the Mayo Clinic, bio-identical hormones are hormones that are identical to the hormones your body produces. While some bioidentical hormones are touted as “natural” because they’re made mostly with plant or animal sources, they still need to be commercially processed to be deemed bioidentical.

Benefits of Bioidentical Hormones

Supporters of bioidentical hormones claim they have many benefits over traditional hormone therapy, including:

Things to Keep In Mind if You’re Considering Bioidentical Hormones

There are some things to keep in mind if you’re considering using them:

Contact our office for more information on the use of bioidentical hormones.

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