What is BHRT (Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy)?

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What is BHRT (Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy)?

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During the past few decades, the use of Bio-identical (Natural) Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT) among women has increased tremendously. In the past, BHRT was prescribed for its short-term benefits but, more and more, doctors and researchers are becoming aware of and prescribing BHRT for its long-term benefits. HRT is used to eliminate or reduce various problems and symptoms at different stages of women’s lives, which may include: • Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) • Irregular menstrual periods • Dysmenorrhea (cramps) • Postpartum depression/Postnatal illness (PNI) • Infertility • Uterine bleeding • Perimenopausal/postm enopausal symptoms • Hot Flushes • Mood swings/drop in energy level • Reduced libido (sexual desires) • Vaginal thinning/dryness(painful intercourse) • Urinary tract infection/Urinary incontinence • Night sweats • Mild depression/irritability/anxiety • Poor concentration/memory lapses • Insomnia/disturbed sleep • Heart disease/Arteriosclerosis • Osteoporosis (bone-density

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