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Update on Biodenticals from the Cleveland Clinic

Posted on: 09/13/2012

Hormone replacement therapy and the truth about bioidenticals. A new review in the Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine clears up common misconceptions and sets the record straight. Here's why it matters.

In 2002, the Women's Health Initiative dramatically changed medicine's views on the safety of hormone replacement therapy (HRT). After that, discussions on HRT expanded from the doctor's office to self-help books, talk shows, and celebrities with product endorsements.

We now have a different lingo for talking about hormones. The new buzz term is "bioidentical," but what does that really mean?

Please click on the following link for the complete video:

http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/769969?src=mp

 

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