Author: Worldlink

Jul
22

Hormones and Cancer

Since the WHI trial ended in 2002, hormones and cancer have become synonymous in many healthcare circles. Women, wrestling with menopausal symptoms and aging indicators, are often left with zero alternatives as doctors have pulled the therapy from their prescribing repertoire. This has left many women lodged  between a rock and a hard place wondering,

By Worldlink | Cancer . Hormones
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Jul
20

The Whys of the WHI Trial: How It Reshaped Women’s Long-Term Health

The Women’s Health Initiative was a long-term, 15-year national health study that focused on preventing heart disease, breast and colorectal cancer, and osteoporotic fractures in post-menopausal women. When you consider that the most common diseases that affect U.S. women after menopause are cardiovascular disease (the leading cause of death), breast cancer (the second-leading cause of

By Worldlink | Cancer . WHI Trial
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Jul
20

Bio-identical Estrogens: Not Your Mother’s Premarin

Since 1942, Premarin has been the most commonly prescribed estrogen supplement in the United States. In the 1960s, Dr. Robert Wilson put it firmly on the map with his book “Feminine Forever” as a panacea for what ails all women who have either undergone menopause or a hysterectomy. It quickly became the most popular cure-all

By Worldlink | Hormones . Premarin
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Jul
20

Are Hormones Good or Bad?

Do you remember what it felt like when you were at your prime? Your body seemed to function at its peak performance, and you felt healthy and strong? Most likely this was also when your hormones were performing at peak levels. Like a well-tuned symphony, each hormone worked in tandem with the other to keep
By Worldlink | Hormones
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Jun
17

Andropause: Women Are Not the Only Ones Who Experience the “Change of Life”

Because menopause is a dramatic event, with hormones plummeting precipitously in just a short period of time, women have received the lion’s share of research regarding hormonal changes throughout the aging process. But what about men? Do they also experience a downshift in their hormone production as they age? And if they do, do they
By Worldlink | Andropause . Hormones . Testosterone
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