Bioidentical Hormone Replacement (BHRT)Here's where to find useful articles about bioidentical (natural) hormone replacement (BHRT) by John R. Lee and Virginia Hopkins, co-authors of the best-selling "What Your Doctor May Not Tell You..." books about natural hormones and how to use natural progesterone cream.
Natural Progesterone - An Introduction
An introduction to natural progesterone.
Bioidentical Hormone FAQs
Frequently asked questions about bioidentical hormones, including, what is a bioidentical hormone, and what is a synthetic hormone?
Open Letter to Oprah about Bioidentical Hormones
An open letter to Oprah about her show on bioidentical hormones.
Bioidentical (Natural) Hormones and Heart Disease
Bioidentical (natural) hormones, used wisely, may lower heart disease risk in women.
Bioidentical Estrogen - How Much to Take and When
A little bit of estrogen goes a long way.
Bioidentical (Natural) Hormones and Breast Cancer
Bioidentical (natural) hormones, used wisely, do not increase the risk of breast cancer in women, and there is plenty of evidence-based science to back this up.
Breast Cancer Research for Your Doubting Doctor
Beautifully done research from Italy shows how progesterone protects against breast cancer and looks at the underlying causes of breast cancer.
Dr. John Lee's 3 Rules for BHRT
A Dr. John Lee classic - clear, commonsense guidelines for when and how to use bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT), also called natural hormone replacement therapy (NHRT).
Progesterone Cream FAQs
Dr. John Lee and Virginia Hopkins answer frequently asked questions about natural progesterone cream include: what is natural progesterone; how to use natural progesterone cream; what dosage to use; real progesterone vs. progestins; how safe is progesterone, and when to use progesterone cream.
Vaginal Dryness and Hormones
Bioidentical hormones applied in normal doses work well.
How to Get Off HRT
Questions and Answers from Dr. Lee and Virginia Hopkins about how to get off HRT and onto natural hormones, also known as bioidentical hormone therapy (BHRT). How to have balanced hormones, and relief from menopausal symptoms, without using conventional HRT.
Natural Progesterone - What Women Say
What women say about how natural progesterone has helped them restore hormone balance and combat estrogen dominance, plus what natural progesterone is and its effects in the body.
Progesterone and Estrogen Effects
Progesterone and estrogen balance each other in the body. Here is a list of estrogen's effects on the body, and the complementary effects of progesterone. Both hormones have important effects throughout the body.
Symptoms of Estrogen Dominance
Estrogen dominance is a term coined by Dr. Lee, and this is his famous (and much copied) list of the symptoms and conditions associated with estrogen dominance.
Estrogen Pill vs. Estrogen Cream or Patch - Which Works Best?
Dr. Jane Murray explains why the estrogen patch or estrogen cream is better for a woman's body than an estrogen pill.
Estriol - the Safe Estrogen Hormone
Estriol is a safe estrogen hormone that has been used for decades in Europe to treat hot flashes and vaginal dryness.
Estrogen Advice from Dr. John Lee
Dr. John Lee gives straight answers to what women want to know about estrogen, including what kind of estrogen to take and how much.
The Wiley Protocol
The Wiley Protocol involves mega-doses of hormones and menopausal menstruation.
Find a Doctor Who Uses Bioidentical Hormones
How to find a doctor who uses bioidentical hormones, and how to work with your current doctor.
Hysterectomy and Bioidentical Hormones
An explanation of why women with hysterectomies are so often told by their doctors that they don't need progesterone because they don't have a uterus. It's the difference between biodentical and synthetic.
Bioidentical Hormone Research and References
An extensive list of bioidentical hormone research and references.
Bioidentical Hormones Work Better for Premature Ovarian Failure (POF)
A small study from Scotland shows natural hormones are safer than oral contraceptives for young women with ovarian failure.
Women and Testosterone
Research shows that many benefits and few risks with a commonsense approach to testosterone replacement for women.
Bioidentical Hormone Mega-doses Cause Harm
Letter from a reader who was harmed by mega-doses of bioidentical hormones.
Hormone Q&As - lung cancer, Evamist, pregnenolone and more...
Questions and answers about hormones, including hormones and lung cancer, Evamist dosage, hormone balance and pregnenolone, and progesterone and osteoporosis.
Hormone Cream Transfer to Children, Pets and Partners
Hormone creams can be transferred to children, pets and partners and have unwanted effects and even serious consequences.
Stroke Risk and Bioidentical Hormones
Research from the French E3N study shows no higher risk of stroke among women who use bioidentical hormones.
What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Menopause
The classic best-selling book by Dr. John Lee and Virginia Hopkins is a detailed and useful guide through menopause and natural hormones that every menopausal woman should have on her bookshelf!
Hormone Balance Made Simple by John R. Lee, M.D.
You wanted hormone balance made simple, you got it! Dr. John Lee's work compiled by Virginia Hopkins into an easy-to-read and understandable book for women who just want the straight scoop.
Hormone Profiles for Women
With these saliva hormone and blood spot hormone tests you'll save money and get more information by testing a group of hormones.
Hormone Balance for Men - A Booklet by John R. Lee, M.D.
Men also suffer from hormone imbalances, especially as they pass middle age or if they are overweight.