The Unknown Dangers of Hormone Therapy

Taking hormones may give symptom relief, but are they safe?

Hormones are very powerful substances that change our body’s physiology. They are prescribed to treat menopause symptoms, replace hormones (when the uterus or ovaries are removed) or correct hormonal imbalance. Some of the symptoms they are intended to treat include irregular periods, vaginal dryness, hot flashes, chills, night sweats, sleep problems, mood changes, weight gain and slowed metabolism.

But could there be another cause for these symptoms? It is important to look at the benefits versus risks of hormone therapy. 

Studies have shown that taking hormones can lead to horrible side effects including:

  • Increased risk of urinary incontinence
  • Dementia
  • Increased risk of stroke, blood clots, and heart attack
  • More likely to be diagnosed with breast cancer
  • Colorectal tumors were more advanced

The good news is there is a better way! In my experience with students suffering from hot flashes, night sweats, mood disorders and many other hormonal symptoms, these symptoms were caused by infections, nutritional deficiencies and toxicity.

Our approach treats the infections that cause many of the symptoms of hormone imbalance – some infections actually produce hormone type chemicals that disrupt our endocrine system. When we treat these infections and support the body using a holistic approach, the symptoms subside and women feel well again. Please watch my video below to learn more about the confusing topic of hormone therapy.

Sources:

  1. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12117397
  2. https://www.cancer.gov/about-cancer/causes-prevention/risk/hormones/mht-fact-sheet

 

Author Pam Bartha

Clinically diagnosed with multiple sclerosis at the age of 28, Pam chose an alternative approach to recovery. Now decades later and still symptom free, she coaches others on how to treat the root cause of chronic disease, using a holistic approach. She can teach you how, too.

Pam is the author of Become a Wellness Champion and founder of Live Disease Free. She is a wellness expert, coach and speaker.

The Live Disease Free Academy has helped hundreds of Wellness Champions in over 15 countries take charge of their health and experience profound improvements in their life.

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