Bio-Identical Hormones are Superior to
Bio-identical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT) has gained increasing national attention as the new “sexy” treatment for age management in men and women as well as maintaining balance against hormonal imbalances caused by menopause in women. There are so much controversies and “camps” of though as to what is more effective- bio-identical hormones or synthetic hormones.
It is true that in 2002, a comprehensive synthetic hormone therapy study involving synthetic estrogen versus synthetic estrogen and progestin, was halted abruptly. Specifically, the 2002 study was halted because of increased negative and sometimes fatal outcomes using synthetic hormones.