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Letters To The Editor

Non-Op is OK, Too!

A reader wonders if HRT is actually doing the opposite of what she expected, and considers going no-E, non-op. read more

Letters To The Editor

HRT for Older Trans Women

A reader inquires about the health implications of being on Estradiol for 16 years and if dosage should be reduced to mitigate possible risks. read more

Letters To The Editor

Alternative Hormone Regimens

A reader shares information about the non hormonal differences between soy isoflavones and estriadol, and switching to Aerodiol. read more

Hormones

Soy and Estrogen: Two Great Tastes?

Faux-fu for the tofu intolerant: Many health claims are being bandied about soy, not the least of which is that it has estrogenic properties. Soy does indeed have estrogenic properties. It contains phytoestrogens, which are produced by plants and mimic the action of estrogens at the body's estrogen receptors. read more

Hormones

What We (Don’t) Know About Estrogens

Find out about Premarin and other estrogens, as well as how to decrease your health risks in taking them. read more

Hormones

Don’t Be Silly: A Public Service Announcement on HRT

Everyone's favorite hormone expert gives some sisterly advice on how to take hormones without seriously jeopardizing your health. read more