Bioidentical vs Synthetic Hormone Therapy for Menopausal Women: Which Option is Safer?
September 23, 2016•17 min
Host: Renée Simone Yolanda Allen, MD, MHSc., FACOG
Many menopausal and perimenopausal women are faced with the decision of whether synthetic or bioidentical hormone therapy is the best option for them. There are many pros and cons for each, but questions surface from patients and clinicians alike on comparative safety and efficacy profiles. Host Dr. Renee Allen welcomes Dr. Jocelyn Slaughter-Moore, a board-certified practicing OB/GYN at Heras Healthcare for Women. They talk about the differences between bioidentical and synthetic hormones, and whether bioidentical hormone therapy is a safe option for women.