Topical Estrogen and Progesterone vs. Oral or Sublingual Hormone Delivery

topical estrogen or progesterone vs sublingual

I recently switched from a topical tri-est and progesterone gel to sublingual bi-est and progesterone. Why? Because recent bloodwork showed all my levels were very low, as if I wasn’t taking anything!  If you follow this blog, you know that I’ve been dealing with asthma, … Read more

Asthma at Menopause: a Low Estradiol Sign?

I started having breathing/wheezing problems in my late 40s. I was in perimenopause then, and eventually reached menopause sometime after I turned 50. There’s an association of airway dysfunction and inflammation with low thyroid levels,[1] and when I initially got to a more optimal thyroid … Read more

Uterine Fibroids are more Likely in Hypothyroid Women

It seems that more and more women are suffering from uterine fibroids, and I wondered if there was any correlation with hypothyroidism, because quite a few women on thyroid forums reported having hysterectomies.  Studies show an association with hypothyroidism, but what’s more striking are the … Read more