There has been controversy on the topic of Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) for the last 15 years. Negative attitudes have drastically dominated the media since 2002, combined with the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) study that was halted early three years ago because of health risks. These have caused confusion for women trying to make an informed decisions on their health.
Let’s shed a little light on the confusion. First, the WHI study and the subsequent media reports about HRT are based on Commercial HRT only. They are based on findings about the combination of conjugated estrogens and medroxyprogesterone (called PremPro). Thus, when you hear about HRT in the news, this is what they are referring to.
Bio-identical hormone replacement therapy (HRT)