MADISON, Wis., April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- An ongoing debate regarding Hormone Replacement Therapy has been raging for the past several years. This debate and the results of a controversial study released in 2002 have left millions of women confused, fearful, and uncertain about how to deal with unpleasant menopausal hormone symptoms caused by ever shifting hormonal balances. Recent national broadcast programs and figures such as Oprah Winfrey, Suzanne Somers and Dr. Phil have brought back the spotlight on this critical women's issue. Winfrey and Dr. Phil with the help of women's health expert Dr. Christiane Northrup have raised public awareness for an attractive option available for the relief of menopausal symptoms.
Discussed at length on Winfrey's television program, in her monthly magazine, and on her web site and more recently on Dr. Phil's program is the bioidentical hormone replacement therapy option. Unlike conventional synthetic hormones, bioidentical hormones match the structure and function of hormones produced in the body. In contrast, synthetic hormones are not structured the same and can produce different effects. Another significant difference is that bioidentical hormones can be compounded to a specific strength and dosage form; and flexibility to combine hormones into one formulation such as a capsule, cream, etc. Synthetics are a mass produced, one size fits all approach that may not meet the specific dosage needs of the individuals.
Women's International Pharmacy is providing free educational information concerning bioidentical hormone replacement therapy to physicians, nurse practitioners, other medical professionals, and the public. This extensive, unbiased compilation of information was undertaken by Women's International Pharmacy, a company devoted to education on bioidentical hormone therapies.
To receive an educational information packet by mail visit www.womensinternational.com. The Women's International Pharmacy site is also rich with content and resources for those seeking for more information on HRT.
Educational Information Packet includes:
For the public:
For physicians and other medical professionals:
For over 24 years, Women's International Pharmacy has been providing custom compounded doses of bioidentical hormones - prescribed by physicians - as part therapies for women and men. The company compounds each prescription as directed by a licensed healthcare practitioner to meet the patient's individual needs, using state of the art technology and following the industry's strictest quality and safety standards.
Contact: Michelle Davenport Phone: 800-699-8144, #9157 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
|SOURCE Women?s International Pharmacy|
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved