Hormone-Replacement

Treating Hot Flashes With Weight Loss

…One of the best programs for weight loss I’ve come across in my more than 30 years of practicing medicine is the mini-fast with exercise. Hormone replacement and herbs such as black cohosh, and dong quai have also proven beneficial for treating hot flashes. Natural hormones require a prescription and…

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Steps to Stave Off Sarcopenia

…substantially boost muscle-building (look for one containing 20-plus grams of protein). Another excellent way to prevent and reverse muscle loss is hormone replacement therapy. Human growth hormone (HGH) promotes muscle growth in both men and women, and testosterone replacement has similar effects in men. Lastly…

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4 Steps to Strong Bones

…protective foods for strong bones are isoflavone-dense soy and vitamin K–rich, nitric oxide–boosting leafy greens. * Consider bioidentical hormone replacement therapy. Finally, osteoporosis is associated with the age-related decline of hormones that occurs in both men and women. These hormones, which…

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Medical Radiation Increases Cancer Risk Factors

…reviewed all the environmental breast cancer risk factors and came up with two proven culprits. Known Breast Cancer Risk Factors * Conventional hormone replacement therapy with conjugated estrogen and progestin (not bioidentical hormones). * Exposure to ionizing (including medical) radiation—especially…

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