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H is for Hormone Replacement Therapy

By Laura Corio, MD Are you confused about hormone replacement therapy (HRT)? Because many women are. They are worried that HRT could cause cancer. They wonder if it is safe. They suffer from menopausal symptoms and continue to avoid all hormones because they’re unsure of the risks. If you have breast cancer, I would not [...]
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Heart Benefits from Hormone Replacement Therapy?

Health : Healthland (2 years ago)

A new Danish study offers some reassurance to women using hormone replacement therapy (HRT) for menopausal symptoms: the treatment may not only ease discomfort from hot flashes, but early use also appears not to increase women’s ris... Read Post

Estrogen After Menopause Lowers Breast Cancer Risk for Some Women

Health : Healthland (3 years ago)

If one thing’s clear about the data on the health effects of hormone replacement therapy after menopause, it’s that they’re confusing. But researchers are continually learning more about which women can safely use estrogen or proges... Read Post

Hormone replacement therapy, 10 years after claims of a cancer link

Health : The Checkup (3 years ago)

The use of hormone replacement therapy to treat symptoms of menopause has been among the most controversial and confusing issues in the modern medical world. Once touted as a potential godsend for women suffering from menopause-rela... Read Post

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