Part 2 – The science behind bioidentical hormone replacement therapy.

Author: Wepfer ST

Publication Year: 2002

Citation: Int J Pharm Compounding 2002;6(1):50-54

The author describes the differences between natural progesterone and the synthetic progestin medroxyprogesterone acetate (MPA), saying that the number 1 problem in women’s health care today is a lack of understanding about progesterone and a belief that it is the same thing as MPA. The benefits of progesterone on the heart and bone are discussed.