What You Must Know About Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy: An Alternative Approach to Effectively Treating the Symptoms of Menopauseby Amy Lee Hawkins
Many women are confused about the treatments available for menopause. While they may be experiencing severe symptoms, the news about Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) use is not encouraging. HRT may increase the risk of heart attack, stroke, breast cancer, and blood clots in the lungs and legs. On the other hand, there is lesser known treatment-Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT)-that can help effectively diminish menopausal symptoms without the dangers of synthetic drugs. In her new book, Dr. Amy Lee Hawkins provides women with a complete guide to understanding and using BHRT to diminish or eliminate the symptoms of menopause.
What You Must Know About Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy is written in easy-to-understand language. It covers the basics of hormones, discusses the controversy surrounding hormone replacement, details hormone treatment principles, and provides a guide to maintaining a healthy weight and metabolism. Each discussion is supported by up-to-date scientific articles published in respected research journals and medical texts. In addition, the book's appendix includes numerous questionnaires that can help you understand your personal situation.
If you are struggling with the symptoms of menopause, you want to choose the safest and most effective route to feeling better. What You Must Know About Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy provides the information you need to make the best possible decisions about your health.
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Meet the Author
Dr. Amy Lee Hawkins, Pharm.D., received her degree from the top-ranking pharmacy school at The University of California, San Francisco. She has completed extensive training and continuing education in compounding pharmaceuticals and specializes in bioidentical hormone replacement therapy, pain management, dermatology, and nutrition consultations. Dr. Hawkins is founder of Hormones in Harmony, is a board-certified pharmacist in California and Nevada, and is a member of the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine. As a bioidentical hormone therapy specialist, she provides consultations and seminars aimed at promoting longevity for both women and men.
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