This article is about the treatment with sex steroids. For hormone replacement therapy in general, and for other instances in which hormones might be prescribed, see hormone therapy. Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is a system of medical treatment for perimenopausal and postmenopausal women, based on the assumption that it may prevent discomfort and health problems caused by diminished circulating estrogen hormones. The treatment involves a series of drugs designed to artificially boost ...
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Menopause Quiz: Is HT Right for You?
... While post menopause hormone therapy (HRT) is generally an effective way to manage menopausal symptoms and prevent osteoporosis, it is not recommended for everyone. The following quiz may help you det...
Source: Cleveland Clinic

Hormone Therapy
... While there are several treatment options for menopause, hormone therapy (HT) is the most well known and the most efficacious and the only FDA-approved treatment. Every year researchers find out more ...
Source: Cleveland Clinic

HRT and Heart Disease
... Heart disease Heart disease is the leading cause of death in women over the age of 40, especially after menopause. Once a woman reaches the age of 50, the risk of heart disease increases dramatically....
Source: Cleveland Clinic

Hormone Replacement Therapy and Heart Disease
... How prevalent is heart disease among women? Heart disease is the leading cause of death in women over 40 years old, especially after menopause. This equals more deaths from heart disease than all canc...
Source: Cleveland Clinic

   

Resources

  • (National Women's Health Information Center, OWH, HHS)
  • (National Women's Health Information Center, OWH, HHS)