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Conventional Versus Functional Medicine Hormone Replacement

Conventional Versus Functional Medicine Hormone Replacement

If you are a Woman between the ages of (around) 40-60 - you MUST save this post or print it and read it carefully when you have a chance. It is my best effort at helping you understand what your CONVENTIONAL doctor will offer you in Hormone Therapy. If you just need help right now, and don't have time to read this... Print this off for later reading and go now to find the best Hormone Therapy for Midlife Women right here... www.drkarenleggett.com

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15 Most Common Cancers in Women AND Their Associated Risk of Death

15 Most Common Cancers in Women AND Their Associated Risk of Death

If you ask any woman, “What cancer scares you the most?", most women will answer “Breast Cancer.” Women are far more likely to be afraid of breast cancer than they are to fear any other form of cancer or medical illness. But the truth is, Breast cancer causes a mere fraction of deaths compared to almost all other forms of cancer, and just a tiny fraction of the number of deaths heart disease cause each year.

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Are You Dealing with any of the following 10 Symptoms but Your Doctor says Your Blood Work is Perfectly Normal?

Are You Dealing with any of the following 10 Symptoms but Your Doctor says Your Blood Work is Perfectly Normal?

When this happens, most doctors don't know how to deal with it. They just tell You to exercise more, or lose weight, or take a vitamin. All of those things are good. But that advice is not the answer because it doesn't get to the ROOT of Your problems!

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Glutathione Is One Of The Best Anti Aging Secrets In The World!

Glutathione Is One Of The Best Anti Aging Secrets In The World!

It is widely used to help fight the signs of aging with ANTI-AGING ANTIOXIDANTS. Used both topically in creams as well as orally ingested in pill or capsule form, glutathione can yield IMMENSE SKIN HEALTH BENEFITS.

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Be Informed About Your "Hormone Replacement" Choices

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Did you know that 6000 women enter Menopause EVERY SINGLE DAY- just in the United States alone?!

During this time, we women have really gone through a trying time. 

Not only have we been ignored by the medical societies, we have been TOLD that Hormone Replacement Therapy was dangerous and we should just learn to live with our lack of hormones and the misery that comes with it.

FEAR was used to help THEM, (the Medical Community), feel better. 

 

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DIM DECREASES Rates of Breast Cancer, Ovarian Cancer and Colon Cancer

DIM DECREASES Rates of Breast Cancer, Ovarian Cancer and Colon Cancer

DIM - Di-indolemethane is a natural substance that is high in cruciferous vegetables (like kale, cauliflower, broccoli, brussel sprouts, collards, mustard greens, radishes, watercress, boy chow, and turnips), that has been shown to decrease rates of female cancers like breast cancer and ovarian cancer. It is also associated with lower rates of colon cancer.

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Did you know Bioidentical Hormones DECREASE your risk of Breast Cancer, Heart Disease, Osteoporosis and Dementia?

Did you know Bioidentical Hormones DECREASE your risk of Breast Cancer, Heart Disease, Osteoporosis and Dementia?

Did you know that youthful levels of Progesterone have been shown to decrease your risk of breast cancer?

In fact, if a woman ends up with an Estrogen Receptor positive breast cancer, she has a better chance of total remission if the breast cancer ALSO has positive Progesterone Receptors.

An increasingly common "trick" in the Functional Medical community to help fight the Estrogen and Progesterone Receptor positive breast cancer,

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Adrenal Fatigue is a Multi-System Condition

Adrenal Fatigue is a Multi-System Condition

Fixing SEX HORMONES is Critical in Getting your Life Back on Track and getting the Adrenal Dysfunction Corrected.

You're definitely not alone! As a physician who opens up the conversation with patient's about fatigue, I have likely been privy to seeing the effects of Adrenal Dysfunction more frequently than most doctors. I can assure you it's a lot of people - mostly women.

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Did you know Progesterone is our First Sex Hormone to Decline!

Did you know Progesterone is our First Sex Hormone to Decline!

Progesterone starts to literally plummet when we hit about 35 years old! GOSH! That was 23 years ago for me! I wasn't ready for that! And, if that's not enough... it declines so rapidly that within 15 years, by the time you are 50 years old, you have only 25% of the Progesterone you had at 35 years old.

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3 "Anti-Aging" Questions for a Long, Vibrant, Healthy, and Attractive Life

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1. Are you aware that Your Hormones play a large role in slowing down the aging process? 2. Did you know that Your Hormones start rapidly declining 15 years before menopause, dropping 50-75% between ages 35 and 50?

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