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Do BC Pills Really Prevent Cancer of Ovaries and Colon?

March 13th, 2012|Categories: Books and Resources, Hormonal Balance and Wellness, Menopause/Andropause, Hormone Testing|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

REGARDING THE DR. OZ SHOW ON BIRTH CONTROL PILLS On Friday, March 9, 2012, the Dr. Oz show talked about how birth control pills provide a 50% reduction in ovarian and colorectal cancer if used for more than 5 years. He had two gynecologists on his program who claimed that BC pills taken for a total of 5 years over a woman's lifetime will confer these benefits. I have to admit that I am somewhat skeptical of these claims for a number of reasons. The 1st has to do with credibility. During the introduction of these women it was [...]

Hey Doc Series/ Breast Cancer Prevention

February 5th, 2012|Categories: Breast Cancer Prevention, Hey Doc|Tags: , , , , |

Hey Doc… I recently read a front page article which said that hormones for the menopause cause a definite increase in breast cancer.  My doctor has told me the benefits outweigh the risks.  Is this true?                                                                                                       -B.L. in Palm Springs- ----------------------------------------------------------- Dear B.L., The original Women’s Health Initiative study was published in 2002 and raised questions about the safety of Premarin and progestins.  It was suggested at that time to discuss the issue with your health care practitioner.  This new study is a continuation of the original and this time they are more definitive, stating that now the benefits [...]

Progesterone: A Very Special Hormone/ Medicine is Big Business

January 30th, 2012|Categories: Menopause/Andropause, Breast Cancer Prevention, Excessive Adrenaline|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

By Michael E. Platt, M.D. It is surprising how little the medical community knows about progesterone, especially the consequences of a progesterone deficiency. In many cases, these consequences can be prevented with the use of natural progesterone replacement. It is fairly easy to diagnose women with low progesterone levels because these women are the ones who have PMS, severe menstrual cramps, headaches with their periods, and breast tenderness. They will be estrogen-dominant and very often will wind up with complications such as fibroids in the uterus and fibrocystic disease of the breast. A recent article in the British medical journal, [...]