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Thursday, December 12, 2013
Femhrt vs. natural femhrt supplements
I have been recently advised by my gynecologist to begin femhrt daily. I have a strong family hx. of cancer and strokes, thus am very hesitant to begin femhrt regime. After a recent D&C and removal of polyp that showed dysplasia and cervical wall thickening of 8 I know I must begin some type of tx. I would appreciate your opinion of natural supplements.
It is difficult to answer your question without more information. Removal of a polyp is all the treatment you need for a polyp. If you also had HYPERPLASIA of the endometrium, that can be treated with progestogen alone (no estrogen needed). We have no data on natural supplements successfully treating hyperplasia.
Margery Gass, MD
Formely, Professor, Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati