Title: Common Errors in Gyn Treatment of Perimenopause and Menopause
Being written with the assistance of my father, an OB/GYN, who offered safe and healthy options for women that were decades ahead of "the standard of care."
For example, it discusses the benefits of normal bio-identical natural progesterone and a balanced view on using estrogen, along with a discussion of DHEA and low dose bio-identical testosterone in select women.
Currently, most hormone research and treatment is controlled by pharmaceutical money promoting poor patented medications. If you are going to use hormones, in most cases, those identical to your natural ones are the best. They certainly cause less stress on the liver and are probably associated with decreased cancer rates -- not increases.
In any event, if your hormones make you feel bloated, it is not you being whiny, it is excess hormones like estrogen retaining fluid. How many people in America need to feel more bloated with excess weight?