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Bioidentical hormone and breast cancer

Bioidentical hormone and breast cancer

Using HRT (Hormone Replacement Therapy)

Hormones are special chemicals made by parts of the body called glands. They are messengers that tell hormone parts of the body how and when to work. Hormones control almost all tasks breast the body. These include sex and brain function, growth and the breakdown of cancer. When hormones are out of balance, symptoms can occur. Bioidentical hormones are defined as man-made hormones that are very similar to the and produced by the human body.

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Common hormones that are matched are estrogen, progesterone and testosterone. These bioidentical then used as treatment for men and women whose own hormones are low or out of balance.

Some prescription forms of bioidentical hormones are pre-made by a drug company. This is called compounding.