Just as I was getting a handle on hormones as relates to PCOS, bioidentical hormones are all over the Internet and other media. What exactly are they and how would they affect me? What are the pros and cons of using them?
Fortunately, Dr. Rebecca Booth conveys the straight story in her May 27th Huffington Post blog entitled “Bioidentical Hormones – Marketing Hype of Medical Breakthrough?”
This respected OB/GYN and author of “The Venus Week: Discover the Powerful Secret of Your Cycle…At Any Age” lists many of the changes brought about by our sex hormones in adolescence up to our mid- 20′s (Breasts develop; the waistline is carved out). Good!. And with menopause (Breasts deflate (or worse, get enormous); Waist disappears). Not so good.
We urge you to read this article in full to better understand the nature of your hormones:
All the best, Catherine L, PCOS Support Blog Editor