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John Lee was a real Doctor not a Pharmaceutical mouthpiece,
This review is from: Dr. John Lee's Hormone Balance Made Simple: The Essential How-to Guide to Symptoms, Dosage, Timing, and More (Paperback)
Dr Lee was one of the first male physicians to really stand up for women and get the word out that birth control pills and all the synthetic pharmaceutical hormones are poison and his books are true. Suzanne Somers, Dr Schwarzbein, and others have since come out with more truth. Bioidentical hormones do NOT cause clots, tumors, and the craziness of the HRT hormones...many of which are STILL being tossed at women. You must find a physician who knows his/her stuff. Your hormone creams are compounded just for you by a pharmacy and shipped to you monthly. Transdermal application is liver saving and gets the job done. It requires periodic saliva testing to be sure you are on track. I have been on these creams for 18months am 60 and do 30-40 massages per week. It took 3 years to find a Dr who knew what Bioidentical meant.The first year after the hysterectomy I could not work..fatigue, joint pain, weight gain, forgetfulness, hot flashes...all gone and I will use these creams for the rest of my life.
It is outrageous how menopausal women are given prozac and told "you're getting older, get used to it". YOU ARE A CONSUMER...your body is more important than your possessions...do your homework and don't tolerate 5th rate medicine...there are knowledgeable physicians out there...Dr Lee was one...check out the new website [...]
My Dr proved to be a total jerk...yes JERK...he gives ALL his patients..all sizes.. the same amount of synthetic hormones..when I questionned the logic in that, his response was "well, you can take it or not" once he does his female castration he knows you can't be a source of any more money and he could care less..AND HE IS NOT ALONE..hysterectomies are BIG business! You have to do your homework!!!!
Read Dr Lee's books..and when you get sorted out, drag your husband in and get him sorted out...they have the same problems..Viagra is not the answer....GOOD LUCK!!
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Initial post: Mar 13, 2010 7:58:23 AM PST
Brenda Yaw says:
thanks for the review, how ever, what if you are divorced, with no health insurance? are these things you can buy from a web site or over the counter? I go to a clinic and my dr is very good, but all they offer is synthetic hormones! Thanks
In reply to an earlier post on Jun 18, 2010 4:39:32 AM PDT
P. Vogel says:
Yes, you can buy natural, bio-identical hormone creams online without a prescription. That's the beauty of natural products. Not only are they exactly what your body recognizes and needs, but they cannot be patented by drug companies. Simple instructions included in package will get you started and this book will help you out. Just do a google search for bio-identical progesterone cream, or shop right here at Amazon for Emerita Pro-Gest Natural Progesterone Cream, Paraben-Free, 4-Ounce Tube. There are other choices as well, but this one works well for me.
In reply to an earlier post on Dec 31, 2012 2:26:25 PM PST
is there more to it than "progesterone cream" I did a siliva test..progesterone high, estrogen low, testosterone low and cortisol all over the place..can this book help me with this? I couldn't find a decent dr to save my life here in Colorado...if anyone know's one..hell I'll fly out of State...I'm desperate...I'm 45 no kids...regular periods and feel like hell every day!! This is my third year of pure hell!!
In reply to an earlier post on Dec 31, 2012 2:32:12 PM PST
Amen! I heard it costs hundreds of dollars a month for bioidentical hormones..so IF we are lucky to find a DR. that knows what he is doing..how do we afford it is right!!!
In reply to an earlier post on Dec 31, 2012 3:23:34 PM PST
Nancy C. De Young says:
get any of suzanne somers latest books..in back is list of drs and there has to be someone in the west...i am in va...bit far...it can be fixed...and you will be happy and comfortable...don't give up .california..new mexico....check out her books...good luck
In reply to an earlier post on Dec 31, 2012 3:25:25 PM PST
Nancy C. De Young says:
it costs me $75 a month for compounded just for me creams of estrogen and progesterone...not hundreds of dollars..peace of mind, sleep good health...good deal
In reply to an earlier post on Jan 3, 2013 9:44:43 PM PST
Thanks for reply..I'm in Colorado...isn't it amazing that to find a doc anywhere that know's anything...one must consider travel? I'm getting that desperate however..we will see how it goes' thanks...
In reply to an earlier post on Feb 9, 2015 9:03:31 PM PST
K. Smith says:
You can get bioidentical hormones by prescription in pills, patches and creams made by regular pharmaceutical companies and covered by insurance. Do a google search for physician & bioidentical hormones in your area. You can find regular OB-Gyns who will prescribe them. Avoid any doctors whose websites say they don't take insurance because they will bilk you for lots of money unecessarily.
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