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72. Can HRT Reduce Cancer Risk? Debunking Myths and Unlocking the Power of HRT with Dr. Daved Rosensweet

  1. 72. Can HRT Reduce Cancer Risk? Debunking Myths and Unlocking the Power of HRT with Dr. Daved Rosensweet Diane Gilman 37:01

Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is an extremely divisive subject in the medical community with many doctors and experts directly disagreeing with the commonly held belief that HRT increases the risk of cancer. Renowned expert Dr. Daved Rosensweet, MD shares his opinion, and some relevant research, saying that HRT actually reduces the risk of cancer. He shed some light on the topic and on the benefits of HRT treatment. 

Understanding Hormonal Changes

Dr. Rosensweet, founder of the Menopause Method and the Institute of Bioidentical Medicine, brings decades of experience to the table. He discusses how hormonal peaks in our youth gradually decline, leading to a myriad of Midlife symptoms like hot flashes, weight gain, and disrupted sleep.

Dispelling Misconceptions

Addressing a common fear surrounding hormone replacement therapy, Diane recounts her own experience of being diagnosed with cancer and doctors attributing it to hormone use. Dr. Rosensweet disagrees with this, saying that hormone replacement therapy doesn’t inherently increase cancer risk, contrary to a widely misinterpreted 2002 study.

Unveiling the Benefits

Contrary to popular belief, Dr. Rosensweet emphasizes that hormone replacement therapy can reduce the risk of cancer, stroke, and heart attack in women. He highlights overlooked studies showcasing the positive impact of hormones, advocating for informed decision-making in treatment.

Bioidentical Hormones: A Natural Approach

Discussing the significance of bioidentical hormones, Dr. Rosensweet explains how they mirror molecules naturally occurring in the body. This personalized approach allows for tailored treatment, ensuring optimal results for each patient.

Empowering Patients

Encouraging proactive engagement in healthcare, Dr. Rosensweet advises listeners to seek out doctors specializing in individualized hormone therapy. He stresses the importance of advocacy and urges patients to educate themselves for informed decision-making.

Recommendation and Resources

Dr. Rosensweet recommends the book “Oestrogen Matters” by Avrum Bluming MD, shedding light on the benefits of hormone therapy in Menopause. Additionally, listeners can access a free PDF download of Dr. Rosensweet’s book for further insights.

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After 30 years of experience in front of the camera connecting with the baby boomer audience on television, Diane has set out to become a proaging advocate and a "Silver-haired Influencer". Through social media, YouTube and the launch of her podcast, Too Young To Be Old, Diane's goal is to educate and inspire the 50+ community in a range of lifestyle topics such as nutrition, health & wellness, fashion, beauty & skincare, and any other topics covering aging solutions.

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