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