Myths About Women’s Hormone Therapy (1/2) - OldGuyTalksToMe Ep. 163 | Boulder Longevity Institute

Dr. Yurth sat down with Dr. Orest to discuss women’s hormone therapy and how it’s often misunderstood. There are a lot of myths and unchecked facts out there that can confuse women who are considering this treatment. But the truth is, hormone therapy can be a safe and effective option for women. In this episode, Dr. Yurth clears up some of the misconceptions and provides a better understanding of what this treatment can do.

Listen to the full episode, or visit Dr. Komarnyckyj’s website to learn more below!

A bit about Dr. Orest Komarnyckyj

Dr. Orest Komarnyckyj enjoyed a prestigious career as a periodontal regenerative surgeon moving to a new passion in June 2018. He retired after a 33-year career to pursue new passions. At 70 Dr. Orest has taken on a new role as an Interviewer, Podcaster, and government-certified Old Guy. He streams from his new home in Las Vegas, NV. He lives with his wife of 30 years, Oksana. His status as an empty-nester with two college-employed children has left him with time and energy to share decades of successes, failures, and wisdom.

Episode Timestamps

  • 00:00 – Precap
  • 00:42 – Intro
  • 01:51 – Guest introduction
  • 04:28 – Myths surrounding women’s hormone therapy
  • 07:47 – Hormone replacement – Insanity starts
  • 10:33 – Women should not be on hormones
  • 11:20 – Women’s hormones, increase the rate of breast cancer
  • 13:11 – US Preventive Task Force released a statement
  • 15:54 – Commercial Starts
  • 16:27 – Commercial ends
  • 16:43 – Can hormones cause cancer?
  • 17:05 – Metabolizing Hormones
  • 18:09 – Does testosterone cause cancer in men?
  • 19:10 – Know how hormones metabolize
  • 21:20 – Liver-protecting process
  • 24:25 – What’s the process of going through hormone replacement therapy?
  • 26:28 – Women have estrogen dominance
  • 28:00 – Birth control pills block testosterone
  • 29:50 – Testosterone is always bioidentical
  • 30:28 – Outro
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Published March 3, 2023
Categories: Podcasts

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