Menopause Hormone ReplacementInfo Center
When it comes to breast cancer risk, not all hormone therapies are created equal. While some may continue to increase the risk of cancer years after a patient stops taking the medications, others can decrease the odds of getting the disease.
Women have a higher risk of heart disease after menopause, but a combination therapy may reduce that risk.
The use of hormones during menopause was once thought to protect against heart disease, but that may not be the case.
Hot flashes may be one of the best-known symptoms of menopause — and they may also signal a heart health risk.
Women considering hormone therapy may need to speak to their doctors about the safety of their treatment options.
Menopause is a natural part of aging — and so are menopause symptoms. New evidence suggests, however, that some of those symptoms may last longer than conventional wisdom would hold.
Hormones yes, hormones no — the recommendations for menopausal women have swung back and forth in the last 10 years.
Screening tools can help doctors predict which postmenopausal women may have a broken bone due to osteoporosis in the next few years. But those tools may not accurately predict fracture risk in younger postmenopausal women.
When a woman hits menopause, her hormone levels may change substantially. In some cases, menopausal women may need hormone therapy. Today, the Endocrine Society issued its clinical guidelines for androgen therapy in women.
Researchers are constantly looking for ways to ease the lasting side effects of chemotherapy, and they may have found help for younger breast cancer patients.