Navigation Links
Natural Hormone Balance: Gaining Ground in the Fight Against Breast Cancer
Date:10/31/2008

PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- The art and science of hormone balancing vs. hormone replacement (HRT) is becoming the 'new normal' among many experts who believe that breast cancer and its risks can be prevented. According to David Zava, PH.D., biochemist/cancer researcher and co-author of the landmark book, "What Your Doctor May Not Tell You about Breast Cancer: How Hormone Balance Can Help Save Your Life", nearly all risk factors associated with breast cancer stem from an imbalance of high estrogen levels in the body. Also known as "estrogen dominance" it is common during menopause, and in younger women who can't ovulate regularly, causing imbalances in hormone supply.

Dr. Zava points out that, "breast cancer differs from other cancers in that it can be promoted and stimulated by specific hormones, and also slowed or stopped by specific hormones." So as estrogen grows, multiplies and divides cells in the body, its alter-ego progesterone, acts as a check and balance to regulate growth and promote balance between these powerful hormones.

Of the thousands of lives breast cancer will claim this year the majority will be among baby boomers, posing special dangers for the millions of forty to 60-year-old women still using HRT for menopause relief. Since the Women's Health Initiative was halted in 2002 citing greater risks for breast cancer (and other diseases) among HRT users, some two million women have switched to bioidentical hormones which mimic the body's own natural supply. Lifestyles of natural hormone balance show a big shift towards hormone-free foods, 'green' products, and exercise programs designed to counteract stress.

ZRT Laboratory, founded by Dr. Zava, has pioneered research into the hormonal links to breast cancer and testing to detect hidden hormonal imbalances that can put women at risk. ZRT's home collection kits make it convenient to collect saliva and blood spot hormone samples at the right time of the day or month and to send them to the lab by regular mail for processing. Now in its eleventh year, ZRT works with thousands of health care providers and has run over a million hormone test results.

To find information on hormone testing and a referral to a natural hormone friendly provider, visit http://www.zrtlab.com Women in Balance provides up to date information on natural hormone balance at http://www.womeninbalance.org

Media contact: Candace Burch, Director of Education: cburch@zrtlab.com

(503) 597-1923
Available Topic Expert(s): For information on the listed expert(s), click appropriate link. Candace Burch, M.A. https://profnet.prnewswire.com/Subscriber/ExpertProfile.aspx?ei=66670 David T. Zava, Ph.D. https://profnet.prnewswire.com/Subscriber/ExpertProfile.aspx?ei=39329


'/>"/>
SOURCE ZRT Laboratory
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. NaturalNews Partners with Moxxor to Bring Marine Omega-3 Supplement to Health-Conscious Consumers
2. Integrative Medicine Pioneer To Host Free Groundbreaking Web Series on a Natural Approach for Treating Depression
3. NaturalNews Posts Audio Interview with Consumer Chemical Expert Debra Lynn Dadd on Bisphenol-A
4. Local Organization Receives Multi-Million Dollar Grants for Natural Family Planning, HIV Testing and Family Planning Services for Men
5. Doctor Recommends New Powerful Natural Antiviral Against the Flu
6. Coleman Natural(R) Foods Launches New and Improved Website
7. Hain Celestial to Present at Canaccord Adams Healthy Living Naturally Boston Conference on October 15, 2008
8. Argentyn 23(R) Homeopathic First Aid Gel - Another Worlds First by Natural-Immunogenics Corp. for Healthcare Professionals
9. Natural Alternatives International, Inc. Announces Fiscal 2008 Results
10. Natural Childbirth Moms More Attuned to Babies Cry
11. Penn researchers identify natural tumor suppressor
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/2/2016)... ... December 02, 2016 , ... CloudLIMS.com, a class-leading ... LIMS, CloudLIMS Lite. CloudLIMS Lite helps biobanks, clinical, research and testing laboratories keep ... disposal. The new version is a faster and a more efficient product, allowing ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... ... December 02, 2016 , ... ... diagnostic imaging systems and the first company to offer robotic imaging to ... at their tradeshow booth # 941 for the American Association of Equine Practitioners ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... ... December 02, 2016 , ... Rijuven Corp launches rejiva ( http://www.rejiva.com ... and night. No other wearable health technology on the market can deliver all that ... poeple more meaningful insights about their health than the usual heart rate and steps ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... ... 2016 , ... "Pro3rd Accents Volume 2 is a set of 30 accented ... with just a few clicks of the mouse," said Christina Austin - CEO of ... Choose from various styles with accented animations, rigid boxes, simplistic lines, and more. In ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... Miami, FL (PRWEB) , ... December 02, 2016 ... ... over 5,100 hot meals to needy individuals and families from eight different sites ... Florida on Thanksgiving Day. Over 1,000 volunteers worked very hard on Thanksgiving morning ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:12/2/2016)... Research and Markets has announced the addition of the ... to 2022" report to their offering. ... , , The global ultrasound ... is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.5% during 2016-2022. Based ... during the forecast period, a CAGR of 8.8% in the global market. ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... Quantum Radiology,s Mobile Breast Center (QR MBC) brings cutting-edge ... at the workplace, thereby maximizing convenience and compliance.  QR ... and SunTrust Bank, and community health groups to provide ... "I think it,s a great service for ... a mammogram without taking a large amount of time ...
(Date:12/2/2016)... 2, 2016 In the first ever attempt ... those derived from C. sativa, the Hebrew University in ... Napoli Federico II , the Universita` del Piemonte Orientale ... critical, integrated and unified inventory of phytocannabinoids of different ... on the remarkable chemical and structural diversity of phytocannabinoids. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: