PREMENOPAUSAL HORMONE THERAPY EFFECTS USE OF HEALTH SERVICES – (10-23-06)

Postmenopausal hormone therapy increases use of health services

This started as more of a rhetorical question, but continues to gain some urgency…”Why the heck is this class of drugs still on the market?” We see no benefit with the exception of short term hot flash management, and here we see the use of HRT associated with (as Ross Perot would put it…) a “huge sucking sound” on healthcare dollars. And this class of drugs is STILL covered by insurance!! Talk about reimbursing for medical “un” necessity!! But they won’t reimburse for massage therapy because there’s not enough evidence.

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For more than a decade, Dr. Bogash has stayed current with the medical literature as it relates to physiology, disease prevention and disease management. He uses his knowledge to educate patients, the community and cyberspace on the best way to avoid and / or manage chronic diseases using lifestyle and targeted supplementation.







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