Medication and Food Supplements


Menopause Recommended Vitamins

Vitamins play an important role in maintaining good health. This is true now more than ever due to the poor diets most of us eat that are filled with processed foods. Vitamins benefit both genders and those of all ages.

They are especially recommended during menopause however since this is when the hormones are in a state of flux and unbalance. Vitamins for menopause help support the body in numerous ways during this time. This article will take a look at the recommended vitamins for menopause and their benefits.
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Menopause Hormones Medicines – Are they safe?

Menopause is part of a woman’s life. Every woman goes through this stage. The difference is that some women have difficulty dealing with menopause and it symptoms, while others just go through it like a breeze. For those who are experiencing discomfort during this stage, there is a medication that can help you – menopause hormones.

Though some doctors prescribed menopause hormones, several arguments have surfaced regarding the use of menopause hormones. What makes it more complicated is the ongoing war between the traditional menopause hormones and the “compounded” menopause hormones. These “compounded” hormones are also called bio-identical hormones since they are derived from plant estrogens, which act like the body’s estrogens.
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Estradiol (Estrace, Climara, Estraderm, Menostar) Medication

Estradiol is a generic name for brand names such as Estrace, Climara, Estraderm, Menostar. Estradiol is prescribed for symptomatic treatment of the usual symptoms associated with menopause (hot flashes, vaginal dryness, etc.), prevention of bone fractures associated with osteoporosis, reduction of the risk of heart attacks and strokes, and dysfunctional (excessive and painful) uterine bleeding.

Testosterone and Estradiol

Testosterone is a direct antagonist to Estradiol. Testosterone is the major masculinizing hormone and Estradiol is the major feminizing hormone. The ratio of testosterone to estradiol (T/E2) is the major operant factor. They are designed to work together by balancing their mutually opposing properties to produce the optimal hormone benefit to both men and women.
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