Hormones play a vital function in the body, most having multiple functions. Hormones are responsible for maintaining, every body system. Major female hormones include estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone, must be in proper ratios to ensure an appropriate method of functioning. Not all treatments are the same, if you are taking hormones by mouth, these are likely not bio-identical and could be putting you at risk for adverse diseases or side effects. Bio-identical hormones are precisely the same hormone in structure and activity that your body makes naturally. These hormones can be tailored, to meet the needs of the patient to help bring these levels back to proper ratios. You can further explore each hormone and its function below.