Hormone Therapy: Myths & Current Research

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Hormone Therapy: Myths & Current Research

Lisa Lilienfield, MD, discusses the need for hormonal balancing over the age of 40. Hormonal fluctuations are common as we age and affect both women and men. In women, common symptoms include hot flashes, night sweats and sleep disturbances. Both men and women may experience irritability, decreased sex drive and chronic exhaustion. Dr. Lilienfield explores the controversy surrounding the findings of recent research studies, and she helps to separate the myths from the facts about hormone replacement therapy (HRT). Understand your options for HRT and other safe alternatives, such as Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy

Part 2: Thyroid, Cortisol, The Mature Brain, Women’s Health Initiative

Part 3: Treatment Hormone Therapy, Testosterone Treatment Options

Part 4: Breast Cancer Prevention

Part 5: Hormone Metabolism, Good Metabolites and Treatments

Part 6: Answering Questions

Part 7: Q & A – DHEA

Part 8: Q & A – When to Stop Taking Hormones and Medical History

Part 9: Q & A – Balance of Hormones Naturally

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About the Author:

Lisa Lilienfield, MD
Lisa Lilienfield, M.D. is board-certified in family medicine and is a member of the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture. Dr. Lilienfield practices Acupuncture and Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine and has developed an expertise in both Women’s Health and Sports Medicine. Dr. Lilienfield also serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor at Georgetown University School of Medicine’s Department of Community and Family Medicine. To read Dr. Lilienfield’s complete bio, click here