Are Toxins Making You Sick? 10 Easy Steps to Detoxify Your Life

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By Dr. Karen Bender Endocrine Disruptors: How environmental toxins contribute to disease It has become increasingly clear that many chemicals found in pesticides, some plastics, lotions, soaps, shampoo, laundry detergents, home cleaning products, ect. have been found to act as toxins and have disruptive effects on the body and its hormone system. More specifically, they interact with the endocrine system.  … Read More

Why I Prescribe and Use Bio-Identical Hormones

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Why I Prescribe and Use Bio-Identical Hormones by Dr. Elizabeth Jensen As a women’s healthcare provider, I have had a complete change of heart in my opinion of bio-identical hormone therapy. I was educated in the traditional medical model and taught that bio-identical hormone therapy was unsafe and “not evidenced based” and therefore should not be offered to patients. I … Read More

Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy

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What are bioidentical hormones? Bio-identical hormones are hormones that are derived from natural sources such as yams or soy.  The chemical structures of these natural compounds are identical to the structure of hormones produced by the human body. This differs from traditional synthetic hormones mass produced by pharmaceutical companies where the chemical structure of the hormone is not exact to … Read More