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“Treatment of bothersome hot flashes and night sweats is the principal reason women use HT. Hormone therapy also treats vaginal dryness and painful sex associated…”. Read more

“Hormone therapy is one of the most effective treatments available for bothersome hot flashes and night sweats.
If night sweats are waking you throughout the night…”. Read more

“If you choose to use HT to prevent chronic conditions, it may be in your best interest to also choose to talk to your health care provider about this”. 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

“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

“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

“If you do not have a uterus,
you can take estrogen alone,
without a progestogen”. Read more

“Raloxifene (marketed as Evista), a mixed estrogen activator (agonist) and blocker (antagonist), acts as an activator in bone and as a blocker in the uterus and…”. Read more

“Because estrogen stimulates the lining of the uterus, women with a uterus need to take an additional hormone, progestogen, to protect the uterus”. Read more