The Necessity of Progesterone: Why Menopause is Not Simply An Estrogen Deficiency Syndrome.

By: Krista Borowski, RPh One of the key components to minimizing menopausal symptoms is the balance between estrogen and progesterone. Estrogen and progesterone are produced throughout the reproductive years and function best in their proper ratio. When both hormones are present at physiological levels, they balance each other and do not cause symptoms. An imbalance […]

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Traditional Versus Alternative Hormone Replacement Therapy: Which is Right for Me?

By: Erin Orth, PharmD, RPh Clinical Pharmacist at MD Custom Rx For the majority of their lifetime, women deal with hormonal changes, from adolescence to pregnancy through menopause. With each hormone “phase” comes changes seen in the body, the brain, and even the emotions and personality, some of which can be quite difficult to endure. […]

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