Revival Soy Doctor
Will using Revival Soy reduce the effectiveness of my ERT by competing with the estrogen receptors? I have heard a few ladies express this concern when it comes to consuming Soy and being on estrogen patches.
Thank you for your important question.
Before we get started, please read the following: We do not give medical advice. We provide nutritional information regarding Revival Soy products and information available in the public domain for the uses of soy. We advise you to discuss your personal medical issues with your physician. I hope our information will be helpful to you.
Can I eat Revival soy while on HRT - like a pill or patch?
Many women use Revival Soy along with their prescriptions. There is no known reason why you can’t use soy protein along with prescription hormones. You may be able to take a lower dose of the prescription hormones also along with Revival Soy. New evidence from Wake Forest Bowman Gray indicates that soy protein plus HRT produces additive heart health benefits. Monkey studies also suggest that soy protein use can reduce the detrimental effects of HRT on breast and endometrial tissues.
Soy is mild in it's effects, not a pharmaceutical, but FOOD.
Can I stop HRT if I start Revival?
You should not discontinue any prescription medication without consulting your own doctor to determine what is right for you.
If you plan to stop HRT (after consulting your doctor), you may want to overlap use of HRT and soy for 4 to 8 weeks and then slowly taper off the HRT in order to minimize withdrawal symptoms.
HRT (estrogen combined with progestin) was the standard therapy for menopause until recently when the U.S. government's National Institutes of Health (NIH) found that HRT has a host of potential side effects, including an increased risk of breast cancer, heart disease, endometrial (uterine) cancer, stroke, blood clots and gallbladder disease. For these reasons, about 60-85% of women eligible for HRT refuse to start or continue HRT. Interestingly, the NIH has found that estrogen alone does not increase breast cancer risk (only when used in combination with progestin). As expected, more women are seeking natural dietary options such as soy to support a healthier midlife transition.
Scientists became very interested in soy's potential role for menopause support after demographic studies revealed that only 9% of women living in Asia, where the diet is rich in soy, experienced hot flashes during midlife, in contrast to almost 80–90% of Western women who suffer through menopause.
Many scientists feel that soy isoflavones, which are similar to the body's estrogen in structure, may support health by lightly binding to estrogen receptors, thus, producing some of the benefits of estrogen without negative side effects.
Because soy may support menopause, energy, bone and heart health, many doctors now recommend soy as a safe, effective dietary supplement to help women support a healthy midlife transition and beyond.
Many studies now show benefits of soy for menopausal symptoms:
Will soy protein interfere with any of my prescription medications?
The FDA has not issued any drug interaction warnings for soy protein. However, due to the large number of new prescription medications on the market, we recommend that you simply call your pharmacist or medical doctor if you are taking prescription medications to check for any interactions.
The makers of Synthroid®, a thyroid medication, recommend eating certain foods, including those containing calcium, walnuts and soy, four hours apart from taking Synthroid.
Revival Soy is not a replacement for prescription medication, but can be excellent nutritional support for your dietary health plan. We call this SIS™ (which stands for ‘Soy Integrative Support’™). Revival Soy can be integrated into your current health plan to help you achieve better health.
How much soy should I consume?
How much Revival do I have to eat to see results?
Eating enough soy protein and soy isoflavones is essential to obtain soy’s full benefits. An international panel of leading soy researchers determined that 100 to 160 milligrams of soy isoflavones per day are likely needed to achieve all of the potential benefits of soy isoflavones. The FDA states that 25 grams of soy protein per day, with a diet low in saturated fat and cholesterol, may reduce the risk of heart disease. The American Heart Association recommends 50 grams of soy protein per day.
We have an excellent summary of this at http://www.revivalsoy.com/whysoy/article.html?article=amount&pid=3000
How soon will I see results?
Our suggested usage is to enjoy 1 naturally-concentrated (6x) Revival bar or shake per day. Use Revival's baked soy chips, soy pasta, soy nuts, & soy "coffee" to boost protein intake.
What are the Supplement and Nutritional Facts of your products?
Complete Supplement and Nutrition Facts for all Revival Soy products can be quickly viewed at http://www.revivalsoy.com/products/index.html?pid=3000
Our naturally-concentrated bars and shakes give you 16-20 grams of high-quality soy protein and 160 milligrams of healthy soy isoflavones. Our soy chips, soy pasta, soy nuts and soy “coffee” are a great tasting way to boost your soy protein and soy isoflavone intake.
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* Revival is a dietary supplement. These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. Revival is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. The information presented on our web site is not intended to take the place of your personal physician's advice.
Please consult a physician before using if you are pregnant or nursing,taking medication or suffer from chronic disease.
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