Traditional doctors hold opinions that vary from there isn't a difference in pharmaceutical and compounded hormone products to bioindentical hormone therapy is dangerous (despite the undisputed evidence being that the pharmaceuticals are what was/is causing disease and death in women).
The Life Extension Foundation has done an exhaustive report on the case of women and the use of bioidentical hormone therapy. This is a must read for anyone on pharmaceutical hormones or anyone contemplating hormone therapy. White Paper Authored by the Life Extension Foundation® www.lef.org
Bioidentical Hormones -Why Are They Still Controversial?
"In this comprehensive white paper, we present data showing how women may more safely benefit from comprehensive approaches that naturally restore youthful hormone balance..."
"Bioidentical hormones have the same exact molecular structure as the hormones produced naturally within the body."
Follow the link for the complete report.