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Estrogen Has Been Vindicated! Estrogen HRT & Its Crucial Role in Breast Cancer Prevention with Dr. Lindsey Berkson

The Hormone Solution Podcast with Karen Martel

Release Date: 04/20/2024

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Dr. Devaki Lindsey Berkson is a thought leader in functional medicine, with an emphasis on hormones, nutrition, digestion, and intimacy.

 

Berkson was a distinguished hormone scholar at a world-renowned estrogen think tank at Tulane University because she wrote one of the first breakthrough books on endocrine disruption).

 

Dr. Berkson has taught re-licensing seminars to professionals (MDs, pharmacists, chiropractors, NDs, acupuncturists, nutritionists) and formulated the first female nutraceutical line for physicians in the U.S. and now Biotic’s first female line (Receptor Detox, Hormone Balance & Protect).

 

Berkson is often a keynote at prestigious medical and pharmaceutical symposium.

 

Berkson is credited with the in-depth knowledge of Estrogen Vindication and has an eBook on Hormones for Breast Cancer Survivors at DrLindseyBerkson.com.

 

In this episode, we dive into the often misunderstood world of estrogen hormone replacement therapy with Dr. Berkson. We debunk myths, particularly those about estrogen's links to cancer and serotonin, and discuss the protective roles of hormones like progesterone and testosterone. We cover the evolution of hormone therapy, address individualized dosing, and explore how hormones interact with nutrition and lifestyle for optimal health.

In this episode:

  • Estrogen myths that have been perpetuated by figures like Dr. Joseph Mercola.
  • Why accurate, science-based information on natural hormone therapy is crucial for women's health.
  • Addressing misconceptions about estrogen's link to cancer and serotonin.
  • Why estrogen is not solely responsible for inducing cancer growth, contrary to popular belief.
  • How progesterone and testosterone are often overlooked yet play protective roles in hormone balance.
  • Why individualized hormone dosing is essential for optimal hormone therapy outcomes.
  • How innovative uses of estrogen therapy can benefit breast cancer patients and overall health.
  • Why understanding hormone receptors and metabolism is so important in HRT.
  • How nutrition and lifestyle interplay with hormones to impact health.
  • Why a one-size-fits-all approach to hormone dosing can potentially be harmful.
  • The upcoming CME course on hormones that Dr. Berkson is involved with.
  • Why collaboration with oncologists is important when administering estrogen to breast cancer patients.
  • How estrogen supports metabolism and may reduce type 2 diabetes risk.
  • Why high-dose oral progesterone can lead to issues like depression and breast tissue inflammation.
  • How current research suggests estrogen may protect against breast cancer, challenging past beliefs.

 

Watch the webinar "Let's Talk Estrogen" here.

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