Hormone therapy postmenopause “benefits are more likely to outweigh risks if initiated for symptomatic women before the age of 60 years or within 10 years after menopause”. Read more

“Although the risks of blood clots and stroke
increase with either type of hormone therapy,
the risk is rare in women ages 50-59”. Read more

“For women who initiate HT more than 10 or 20 years
from menopause onset or when aged 60 years or older,
the benefit-risk ratio appears less favorable than for…”. Read more

“Gradually decreasing your HRT dose is usually
recommended because it’s less likely to cause
your symptoms to come back in the short term”. Read more

“Women who try to make their lifestyle as healthy as they can appear to have fewer menopausal symptoms, and those symptoms are less severe”. Read more

“Each woman experiences hot flushes differently. Some can have hot flushes that are mild and quick, while others can have one a day or more than 20 a day”. Read more

“Clinical trials are part of clinical research and at the heart of all medical advances. Clinical trials look at new ways to prevent, detect, or treat disease”. Read more

If you would like to find out what information in menopause fact sheets is applicable to you, it may be in your best interest to choose to talk to your health care provider…”. Read more

“For hot flashes, hormones are given in pills, patches, sprays, gels, or a vaginal ring that deliver hormones throughout the body—known as systemic therapy”. Read more

“If you would like to find out what glossary information is applicable to you, it may be in your best interest to choose to talk to your health care provider about this”. Read more