Bioidentical hormones seem to be the preferable hormone replacement therapy prescribed by doctors as an alternative to traditional therapies which carry an increased risk of heart disease, stroke and breast cancer. However, there are some very big myths and misconceptions surrounding this relatively new treatment for the symptoms of menopause.

1. Bioidentical Means Identical

Although the hormones that are synthesized in a lab and are identical on a molecular level as the one's produced by the human body, they are derived from plant matter and therefore are not entirely identical. There is a