What are the risks of BIHRT?
As with any prescription medication, the pros and cons of using BIHRT must be carefully weighed. Studies show, however, that BIHRT in physiological doses (equivalent to what your body used to make) produce significantly fewer negative side effects than synthetic hormones. Many patients have reported no negative side effects while using BIHRT. By Transdermal application of the Bioidentical hormones the absorption is directly into the bloodstream and the patient can effectively eliminate the first-pass effect where the hormone is metabolized in liver to produce harmful metabolites. This alternative route of administration provides a more consistent and natural way to introduce medications into the body with minimal side effects if any. Although Bioidentical hormones are natural and safe but they are still hormones and need judicious monitoring which makes the involvement of the physician in the treatment necessary. Unsupervised and inaccurate dosing can cause usual side effects as with a