The M Word

The lowdown on bio identical hormones

Bioidentical hormones have been heavily promoted as safe and effective – do they live up to the hype? “Bio identical” hormones are often touted as being safer NHS-approved hormones. Some proponents claim that they are good substitute for traditional hormone therapy, while others make exaggerated claims that their products can reverse the signs of aging…

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Premature menopause

The Pioneer recently reported how globally, the average age for the onset of menopause is 51 However, because of factors such as genetics, stress, bad lifestyle choices, illness and medical procedures, some women go through menopause before the age of 40 and this is called premature menopause. Both premature ovarian failure (POF) and premature menopause…

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