United States

In the United States, millions of women (and many, many men) depend on compounded hormones to live normal, productive, healthy lives. Their first-hand stories speak directly to the power of this important therapy. As the FDA considers removing access to compounded hormones, their voices must be part of the conversation.

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Christina L.
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“Compounded medicine is a vital solution to my autoimmune problems”

Dianne N.
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“Massive skin irritation”

Andrea F.
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“Helpful”

Tracy W.
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“Very positive”

Wendy M.
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“changed my life”

Linda B.
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“Back to my normal self”

L.
Story Image 10.21.2021

“cBHT changed my outlook on life!”

Chanda N.
Story Image 10.21.2021

“Compounded meds saved my life”

Mary M.
Story Image 10.21.2021

“Benefiting from hormone cream”

Jill E.
Story Image 10.21.2021

“Peri Menopause and Menopause issues”

Hanan R.
Story Image 10.18.2021

“Changed my life”

Jo B.
Story Image 10.18.2021

“cBHT has saved my life”

Michelle H.
Story Image 10.18.2021

“Compounded hormone therapy has really helped my daughters’ cycles to not be so painful”

Andrea N.
Story Image 10.18.2021

“Bio-identical hormones changed my life”

James N.
Story Image 10.18.2021

“My wife needs compound hormones”

Denise H.
Story Image 10.18.2021

“bio identicals”

Steve H.
Story Image 10.18.2021

“The compounded hormone therapy had been a real lifesaver for our family.”

Tracy M.
Story Image 10.15.2021

“cBHT is a lifesaver”

Judit L.
Story Image 10.15.2021

“Back to normal. Well almost.”

Judith Z.
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“Lifetime balance of hormones with no bad side effects”

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10.21.2021
Christina L.
Connecticut Woodbridge

“Compounded medicine is a vital solution to my autoimmune problems”

Dear Congressperson,

I am a patient with an autoimmune disorder that compounded hormone therapy has made all the difference in my quality of life. It was able to give me the active form of a hormone that my body does not make enough of, and without it, I have overwhelming fatigue, skin problems, eye issues, depression and other symptoms. This therapy has been crucial in me being a happy, vital person, family member and productive member of society. Without it, I would be barely able to function or work. Please protect my access, as well as many others', to continue having this vital compounded medicine. Thank you for your thoughtful consideration of this matter.
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10.18.2021
Dianne N.
Oregon Boring

“Massive skin irritation”

I started loosing my hair and had horrible rash all over my arms, hands, legs, face and scalp! Nothing anyone did helped me and it was really getting out of hand. When I was ordered Ketotifen by a doctor it began to subside and eventually faded away. When I stop taking my medication it starts to return. Please do not stop my medication!!
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10.15.2021
Andrea F.
Nebraska Valparaiso

“Helpful”

I am a wife & mother to five busy kids ages 6 to 19. I had a hysterectomy & my only remaining ovary removed right before I turned 41 due to a mass on that ovary. I was in surgical menopause & I was scared of what future health hurdles I would encounter. My doctor referred me immediately to Pharmacy Solutions/compound hormone therapy. He said that is where I will end up anyway. I am thankful he was concerned about my quality of life & my health. The hormones are necessary for my bone health, heart health, & cognitive health. They also help with hot flashes & my irritable moods. Without this personalized medicine, I would not be able to enjoy life to the fullest, have a happy marriage, or be the present mother my kids need me to be. We live in the greatest/richest country in the world where we should be able to make decisions about our own health & also have the ability to have access to the best options for our health. My situation is very unique & not a one size fits all situation!
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10.15.2021
Tracy W.
Colorado Salida

“Very positive”

I am a female who has gone through menopause. I suffer terrible anxiety. When I started having hot flashes, I began to have panic attacks along with them. It was devastating.
My quality of life dropped and I was desperate. I went to my doctor who first prescribed HRT. First of all, I was concerned about the oral tablet I had to take passing through my liver and being processed by my liver. Then, the secondary patch I had to wear on my stomach wouldn't stay on my tummy.
The whole process was challenging and I just couldn't do it.

I did many, many hours of research about compounded bio-identical hormone therapy replacement and decided to try it. I felt the research showed it was safer because the substance didn't pass through the liver. Also, the sublingual tablets seemed to be a better alternative for me and they were much better for me!
Much easier to take and I felt much safer taking them. The good new is,I am on a very low dose. Compounded hormones can be tailored more easily for each person's needs. The cBHT stopped my hot flashes, which stopped my panic attacks! I had my life back. I am forever grateful.
I feel each person should have a choice as to which way they use hormone replacement therapy. I personally wonder if this is just drug companies trying to stop compound therapies from helping people for their own monetary benefit.
After all my research and positive experience,
I feel safe, secure and happy with my compounded hormones, my cBHT. Please trust me to make my own best decision about what I need. Thank you. Sincerely, Tracy Wagley
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10.21.2021
Wendy M.
Washington Vancouver

“changed my life”

I was having hot flashes, couldn't sleep and very short tempered.
After starting and continuing with cBHT my life is back to normal. I feel very confident using these compounds as my mother had cancer. I do not feel at risk using these compounded hormones. Please do not take this opportunity away from me.
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10.21.2021
Linda B.
Indiana Valparaiso

“Back to my normal self”

Before I was fortunate enough to find compounded hormones, my body felt so out of whack! I couldn’t think clearly, my mind literally felt like a blur all.of.the.time. And my sex life went from outstanding to not so fun due to vaginal dryness. With the help of my family doctor and compounding pharmacist, I found bio identical hormones that brought me back to “me” again.

I am really tired of big pharma bulldozing anything medical. Compounded medicines have been a life saver for me.
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10.21.2021
L.
Washington Dallesport

“cBHT changed my outlook on life!”

Lowered hormone levels caused interrupted sleep from muscle aches and restless muscles, rapidly changing mood swings, skin issues, and sexual dysfunction. Since taking compounded bio-identical hormones I feel myself again. I can sleep, my moods are level not feeling like crying all the time, and my body feels good again.
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10.21.2021
Chanda N.
Florida FORT PIERCE

“Compounded meds saved my life”

For years I had been to doctors that told me I was fine when I wasn't When I found an integrative doctor that did the proper tests and then subscribed compounded medicines, my life changed so much for the better. Please don't let the powers that be change how we live.
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10.21.2021
Mary M.
California Truckee

“Benefiting from hormone cream”

Hormone cream has allowed me to have a healthy and happy relationship with my husband after menopause.
It would be a shame to prohibit and restrict the use or making
of these products.
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10.21.2021
Jill E.
South Dakota Sioux Falls

“Peri Menopause and Menopause issues”

Started cream in Peri Menopuse due to emotional instability, hot flashes, vaginal dryness and inability to fall asleep or stay asleep. Quality of life was main need. The cream has helped with all of this and has taken me into Menopause with very little issues. I had a friend in the Medical Community who informed me if using hormones it was best to start before Menopause as then less issues with the increase of Cancer concern by some without a “burst” in hormones with Menopause. Don’t let the choice to use compounds be taken away! .
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10.18.2021
Hanan R.
Virginia Mechanicsville

“Changed my life”

Bhrt has given me my life back. I was tired and had no drive and energy to do anything. Everyone around could see that I was not myself and after my hormones being balanced every can see that I’m back to my normal self enjoying life.
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10.18.2021
Jo B.
Michigan Belmont

“cBHT has saved my life”

Being in my 60s, I've taken cBHT now for half of my life. For financial reasons only, had I needed to stop taking them for a while & during those times I'd have likely preferred death, due to the often times severe pain my body was in (arthritis, etc), feeling very ill with no energy. Upon being back on my cBHT, all those symptoms were gone within a week, and even my skin which had badly thinned, became healthier again, within 2 weeks. I have friends who had taken synthetic HRT, and each are suffering for it now. And I have family & friends using cBHT, like me, & opinions on this side are that we'd rather be put in front of a firing squad, than be forced to give up our compounded bioidentical hormones. One size/type fits all meds. does not work for anyone!
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10.18.2021
Michelle H.
Missouri Fenton

“Compounded hormone therapy has really helped my daughters’ cycles to not be so painful”

My two daughters, both in their early 20’s, have greatly benefitted from the compounded hormone therapy. Their monthly cycles are painful to the point they cannot function normally, unless they take their compounded hormone therapy. The compounded hormone therapy had been a real lifesaver for our family.
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10.18.2021
Andrea N.
Colorado COLORADO SPRINGS

“Bio-identical hormones changed my life”

When I started using Bio-identical hormones my life changed. I wasn't able to sleep, I was having long hot flashes through out the night. I was so tired, I was performing poorly at my job (Spanish - English medical interpreter ). I knew I had to do something before I couldn't do my job any more. I was so tired I was going to bed by 7:00 pm. and getting up exhausted at 7:00.am. I researched my different options and asked friends about their experience with compounded hormones. Now, I am sleeping through the night and I am working as a medical interpreter and teaching Spanish.
I need the cBHT in order to keep up with my job.
Andrea Nagy
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10.18.2021
James N.
Colorado COLORADO SPRINGS

“My wife needs compound hormones”

My wife can't sleep without compound hormones. Due to her lack of sleep, she was always tired unable to work efficiently in her job. She lost desire to do fun things.
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10.18.2021
Denise H.
California Carlsbad

“bio identicals”

Bio identicals helped me trememdously when I was going through menopause...I couldnt tolerate the traditional hormones but the bio identicals releived all my symptoms...I will help fight for the right to keep them in circulation!
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10.18.2021
Steve H.
Missouri Fenton

“The compounded hormone therapy had been a real lifesaver for our family.”

My two daughters, both in their early 20’s, have greatly benefitted from the compounded hormone therapy. Their monthly cycles are painful to the point they cannot function normally, unless they take their compounded hormone therapy. The compounded hormone therapy had been a real lifesaver for our family.
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10.15.2021
Tracy M.
Texas San Antonio

“cBHT is a lifesaver”

I have been using cBHT since 2012 initially for sleep deprivation caused by Estrogen dominance issues which a medical ablation covered up but did not help the root cause. Now almost 10 years later, at 56 yrs young I am in the best shape of my life and all my issues due to hormonal imbalances have been solved with no side effects. In fact my doctor tells me I’m his healthiest patient and my Fitbit shows my cardio fitness is a 41 and anything above 33.9 is excellent for my age! Before therapy I was in the obese category and borderline diabetic! Please don’t restrict this life saving therapy! Tracy Merritt
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10.15.2021
Judit L.
Washington Camas

“Back to normal. Well almost.”

Being less than 50 and going through peri-menopause is no walk in the park. Unpredictable and uncontrollable mood swing were the roughest symptoms of the experience. I did not want to start hormone replacement therapy with pharmaceuticals (due to the many possible side effects) but felt comfortable with the suggestion by my naturopath to try bio-identical hormones. It's been over a year now and my life feels manageable again. The best part is that these hormones are gentle and I have not experienced any side effects.
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10.14.2021
Judith Z.
Alabama Madison

“Lifetime balance of hormones with no bad side effects”

I had hormone imbalances as a teenager, had my uterus removed at age 38, later learned about natural hormones and started them at age 50. What a relief to have my breast tenderness gone, and to begin having my hormones in balance without having to worry about heart issues as a side effect of hormones produced from horse urine. Natural hormones have been great for me, allowing me to have enjoyable sexual relations with my husband, keeping me emotionally balanced, and having the physical benefits of healthier skin, heart, a healthy weight, and overall good health. I have four sisters who are also taking natural (bio-identical) hormones and who attest to the help they have given them to eliminate depression and anxiety among other benefits. Please do not take this benefit away!!!
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Story Image Christina L.

“Compounded medicine is a vital solution to my autoimmune problems”

Story Image Dianne N.

“Massive skin irritation”

Story Image Andrea F.

“Helpful”

Story Image Tracy W.

“Very positive”

Story Image Wendy M.

“changed my life”

Story Image Linda B.

“Back to my normal self”

Story Image L.

“cBHT changed my outlook on life!”

Story Image Chanda N.

“Compounded meds saved my life”

Story Image Mary M.

“Benefiting from hormone cream”

Story Image Jill E.

“Peri Menopause and Menopause issues”

Story Image Hanan R.

“Changed my life”

Story Image Jo B.

“cBHT has saved my life”

Story Image Michelle H.

“Compounded hormone therapy has really helped my daughters’ cycles to not be so painful”

Story Image Andrea N.

“Bio-identical hormones changed my life”

Story Image James N.

“My wife needs compound hormones”

Story Image Denise H.

“bio identicals”

Story Image Steve H.

“The compounded hormone therapy had been a real lifesaver for our family.”

Story Image Tracy M.

“cBHT is a lifesaver”

Story Image Judit L.

“Back to normal. Well almost.”

Story Image Judith Z.

“Lifetime balance of hormones with no bad side effects”

Image
10.21.2021
Christina L.
Connecticut Woodbridge

“Compounded medicine is a vital solution to my autoimmune problems”

Dear Congressperson,

I am a patient with an autoimmune disorder that compounded hormone therapy has made all the difference in my quality of life. It was able to give me the active form of a hormone that my body does not make enough of, and without it, I have overwhelming fatigue, skin problems, eye issues, depression and other symptoms. This therapy has been crucial in me being a happy, vital person, family member and productive member of society. Without it, I would be barely able to function or work. Please protect my access, as well as many others', to continue having this vital compounded medicine. Thank you for your thoughtful consideration of this matter.
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10.18.2021
Dianne N.
Oregon Boring

“Massive skin irritation”

I started loosing my hair and had horrible rash all over my arms, hands, legs, face and scalp! Nothing anyone did helped me and it was really getting out of hand. When I was ordered Ketotifen by a doctor it began to subside and eventually faded away. When I stop taking my medication it starts to return. Please do not stop my medication!!
Image
10.15.2021
Andrea F.
Nebraska Valparaiso

“Helpful”

I am a wife & mother to five busy kids ages 6 to 19. I had a hysterectomy & my only remaining ovary removed right before I turned 41 due to a mass on that ovary. I was in surgical menopause & I was scared of what future health hurdles I would encounter. My doctor referred me immediately to Pharmacy Solutions/compound hormone therapy. He said that is where I will end up anyway. I am thankful he was concerned about my quality of life & my health. The hormones are necessary for my bone health, heart health, & cognitive health. They also help with hot flashes & my irritable moods. Without this personalized medicine, I would not be able to enjoy life to the fullest, have a happy marriage, or be the present mother my kids need me to be. We live in the greatest/richest country in the world where we should be able to make decisions about our own health & also have the ability to have access to the best options for our health. My situation is very unique & not a one size fits all situation!
Image
10.15.2021
Tracy W.
Colorado Salida

“Very positive”

I am a female who has gone through menopause. I suffer terrible anxiety. When I started having hot flashes, I began to have panic attacks along with them. It was devastating.
My quality of life dropped and I was desperate. I went to my doctor who first prescribed HRT. First of all, I was concerned about the oral tablet I had to take passing through my liver and being processed by my liver. Then, the secondary patch I had to wear on my stomach wouldn't stay on my tummy.
The whole process was challenging and I just couldn't do it.

I did many, many hours of research about compounded bio-identical hormone therapy replacement and decided to try it. I felt the research showed it was safer because the substance didn't pass through the liver. Also, the sublingual tablets seemed to be a better alternative for me and they were much better for me!
Much easier to take and I felt much safer taking them. The good new is,I am on a very low dose. Compounded hormones can be tailored more easily for each person's needs. The cBHT stopped my hot flashes, which stopped my panic attacks! I had my life back. I am forever grateful.
I feel each person should have a choice as to which way they use hormone replacement therapy. I personally wonder if this is just drug companies trying to stop compound therapies from helping people for their own monetary benefit.
After all my research and positive experience,
I feel safe, secure and happy with my compounded hormones, my cBHT. Please trust me to make my own best decision about what I need. Thank you. Sincerely, Tracy Wagley
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10.21.2021
Wendy M.
Washington Vancouver

“changed my life”

I was having hot flashes, couldn't sleep and very short tempered.
After starting and continuing with cBHT my life is back to normal. I feel very confident using these compounds as my mother had cancer. I do not feel at risk using these compounded hormones. Please do not take this opportunity away from me.
Image
10.21.2021
Linda B.
Indiana Valparaiso

“Back to my normal self”

Before I was fortunate enough to find compounded hormones, my body felt so out of whack! I couldn’t think clearly, my mind literally felt like a blur all.of.the.time. And my sex life went from outstanding to not so fun due to vaginal dryness. With the help of my family doctor and compounding pharmacist, I found bio identical hormones that brought me back to “me” again.

I am really tired of big pharma bulldozing anything medical. Compounded medicines have been a life saver for me.
Image
10.21.2021
L.
Washington Dallesport

“cBHT changed my outlook on life!”

Lowered hormone levels caused interrupted sleep from muscle aches and restless muscles, rapidly changing mood swings, skin issues, and sexual dysfunction. Since taking compounded bio-identical hormones I feel myself again. I can sleep, my moods are level not feeling like crying all the time, and my body feels good again.
Image
10.21.2021
Chanda N.
Florida FORT PIERCE

“Compounded meds saved my life”

For years I had been to doctors that told me I was fine when I wasn't When I found an integrative doctor that did the proper tests and then subscribed compounded medicines, my life changed so much for the better. Please don't let the powers that be change how we live.
Image
10.21.2021
Mary M.
California Truckee

“Benefiting from hormone cream”

Hormone cream has allowed me to have a healthy and happy relationship with my husband after menopause.
It would be a shame to prohibit and restrict the use or making
of these products.
Image
10.21.2021
Jill E.
South Dakota Sioux Falls

“Peri Menopause and Menopause issues”

Started cream in Peri Menopuse due to emotional instability, hot flashes, vaginal dryness and inability to fall asleep or stay asleep. Quality of life was main need. The cream has helped with all of this and has taken me into Menopause with very little issues. I had a friend in the Medical Community who informed me if using hormones it was best to start before Menopause as then less issues with the increase of Cancer concern by some without a “burst” in hormones with Menopause. Don’t let the choice to use compounds be taken away! .
Image
10.18.2021
Hanan R.
Virginia Mechanicsville

“Changed my life”

Bhrt has given me my life back. I was tired and had no drive and energy to do anything. Everyone around could see that I was not myself and after my hormones being balanced every can see that I’m back to my normal self enjoying life.
Image
10.18.2021
Jo B.
Michigan Belmont

“cBHT has saved my life”

Being in my 60s, I've taken cBHT now for half of my life. For financial reasons only, had I needed to stop taking them for a while & during those times I'd have likely preferred death, due to the often times severe pain my body was in (arthritis, etc), feeling very ill with no energy. Upon being back on my cBHT, all those symptoms were gone within a week, and even my skin which had badly thinned, became healthier again, within 2 weeks. I have friends who had taken synthetic HRT, and each are suffering for it now. And I have family & friends using cBHT, like me, & opinions on this side are that we'd rather be put in front of a firing squad, than be forced to give up our compounded bioidentical hormones. One size/type fits all meds. does not work for anyone!
Image
10.18.2021
Michelle H.
Missouri Fenton

“Compounded hormone therapy has really helped my daughters’ cycles to not be so painful”

My two daughters, both in their early 20’s, have greatly benefitted from the compounded hormone therapy. Their monthly cycles are painful to the point they cannot function normally, unless they take their compounded hormone therapy. The compounded hormone therapy had been a real lifesaver for our family.
Image
10.18.2021
Andrea N.
Colorado COLORADO SPRINGS

“Bio-identical hormones changed my life”

When I started using Bio-identical hormones my life changed. I wasn't able to sleep, I was having long hot flashes through out the night. I was so tired, I was performing poorly at my job (Spanish - English medical interpreter ). I knew I had to do something before I couldn't do my job any more. I was so tired I was going to bed by 7:00 pm. and getting up exhausted at 7:00.am. I researched my different options and asked friends about their experience with compounded hormones. Now, I am sleeping through the night and I am working as a medical interpreter and teaching Spanish.
I need the cBHT in order to keep up with my job.
Andrea Nagy
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10.18.2021
James N.
Colorado COLORADO SPRINGS

“My wife needs compound hormones”

My wife can't sleep without compound hormones. Due to her lack of sleep, she was always tired unable to work efficiently in her job. She lost desire to do fun things.
Image
10.18.2021
Denise H.
California Carlsbad

“bio identicals”

Bio identicals helped me trememdously when I was going through menopause...I couldnt tolerate the traditional hormones but the bio identicals releived all my symptoms...I will help fight for the right to keep them in circulation!
Image
10.18.2021
Steve H.
Missouri Fenton

“The compounded hormone therapy had been a real lifesaver for our family.”

My two daughters, both in their early 20’s, have greatly benefitted from the compounded hormone therapy. Their monthly cycles are painful to the point they cannot function normally, unless they take their compounded hormone therapy. The compounded hormone therapy had been a real lifesaver for our family.
Image
10.15.2021
Tracy M.
Texas San Antonio

“cBHT is a lifesaver”

I have been using cBHT since 2012 initially for sleep deprivation caused by Estrogen dominance issues which a medical ablation covered up but did not help the root cause. Now almost 10 years later, at 56 yrs young I am in the best shape of my life and all my issues due to hormonal imbalances have been solved with no side effects. In fact my doctor tells me I’m his healthiest patient and my Fitbit shows my cardio fitness is a 41 and anything above 33.9 is excellent for my age! Before therapy I was in the obese category and borderline diabetic! Please don’t restrict this life saving therapy! Tracy Merritt
Image
10.15.2021
Judit L.
Washington Camas

“Back to normal. Well almost.”

Being less than 50 and going through peri-menopause is no walk in the park. Unpredictable and uncontrollable mood swing were the roughest symptoms of the experience. I did not want to start hormone replacement therapy with pharmaceuticals (due to the many possible side effects) but felt comfortable with the suggestion by my naturopath to try bio-identical hormones. It's been over a year now and my life feels manageable again. The best part is that these hormones are gentle and I have not experienced any side effects.
Image
10.14.2021
Judith Z.
Alabama Madison

“Lifetime balance of hormones with no bad side effects”

I had hormone imbalances as a teenager, had my uterus removed at age 38, later learned about natural hormones and started them at age 50. What a relief to have my breast tenderness gone, and to begin having my hormones in balance without having to worry about heart issues as a side effect of hormones produced from horse urine. Natural hormones have been great for me, allowing me to have enjoyable sexual relations with my husband, keeping me emotionally balanced, and having the physical benefits of healthier skin, heart, a healthy weight, and overall good health. I have four sisters who are also taking natural (bio-identical) hormones and who attest to the help they have given them to eliminate depression and anxiety among other benefits. Please do not take this benefit away!!!
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Hear their stories, in their own words. Protect their access to compounded hormones.

On this page, we can only touch on the data that demonstrates the importance of compounded hormones to the lives of millions of women in this country. While the decision to take this vital therapy from patients and physicians might be profitable for the big pharmaceutical companies, it will be disastrous for the millions of patients that those same pharmaceutical companies cannot serve!

We encourage the appropriate committees in both the House and Senate to hold hearings on this critical issue.

Preserve compounded hormones.

Explore our interactive map that demonstrates the importance of compounded hormones to patients all across the country. Filter these first-hand accounts by state to see just how vital compounded hormones are.

Explore our interactive map that demonstrates the importance of compounded hormones to patients all across the country. Filter these first-hand accounts by state to see just how vital compounded hormones are.

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