Hormone Use… Osteoporosis Roberta Lee, MD; Scott Berliner, RPH

Participants of this session will hear an integrative perspective including a discussion of the latest research on perimenopause and osteoporosis. The pros and cons of bio-identical hormone use will be addressed. In addition, supportive nutritional and botanical strategies for perimenopausal and bone health will be presented. Learning Objectives: Understand the physiological changes that create perimenopausal symptoms Review latest literature on use of bio-identical hormones Understand physiological changes of osteoporosis Learn nutritional support required for preventive bone health Learn about compounding "bioidentical" hormones, the advantages and disadvantages of the different formats including creams, capsules and sublingual formulas.