Hormones, Our Bone Health and Beyond
Dr. Lani Simpson

This product includes two recorded sessions with Dr. Lani Simpson DC, CCD and Judy Lane, NP, MS.

Hormones, Schmormones!!!

Throughout a woman’s life, hormone balance and regular menstrual cycles are critical for bone health and overall general health. Starting before menopause and the 5-7 years following menopause, women can lose as much as 20% of their bone density. There is a lot of confusion regarding the use of hormone therapy.

Topics that will be covered:

  • Hormone imbalance and PMS

  • Who might consider hormone therapy (HT) and who should not consider HT?

  • How to prevent post-menopause bone loss?

  • Early menopause, AKA premature ovarian failure

  • What are the best lab tests to assess hormone status in pre and postmenopausal women, saliva, blood or urine?

  • How do hormones impact men?

  • What are bio-identical hormones?

  • What are designer estrogens?

  • What are the contraindications of hormone therapies?

  • Which form is considered best? Oral, patch, creams, sublingual, pellets (injected under the skin)?

Hormones Q&A with Dr. Lani Simpson and Judy Lane NP, MS

As a follow up to their first presentation on hormones, Dr. Lani and hormone expert, Nurse Practitioner, Judy Lane host a lively discussion about the current thinking regarding hormone therapy.

  • Are hormones right for you?

  • At what age should a woman get her first bone density test and what about follow-up tests?

  • Can a woman take hormones 10 years post menopause?

  • What should the blood level of estradiol be to protect bones?

  • Estrogens, Testosterone, DHEA and different forms of hormone therapy will be discussed, including pellets, sublingual, transdermal and oral.

  • What if you cannot take hormones to protect your bones? How can you protect them?