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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 information in menopause stories is applicable to you, it may be in your best interest to choose to talk to your…”. Read more

“Bioidentical hormones are hormones from plant sources that are chemically similar or identical to hormones produced in the human body”. Read more

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

“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

“Black cohosh is the most extensively researched of all herbs used for managing menopausal symptoms, and is available in many different formulations, which vary in…”. Read more

“Tibolone (brand name Livial) is a prescription medicine that is similar to taking combined HRT (oestrogen and progestogen). It’s taken as a tablet once a day”. Read more

“Women who take birth control pills have not been through menopause and need higher levels of hormones to prevent ovulation. HRT is not a high enough strength to stop…”. Read more