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Have you been prescribed antidepressants to treat hot flushes or hot flashes even though you may not feel depressed? Read more

Hormone Therapy Snapshot can be a place to start if you are searching for information about hormone therapy (HT), hormone replacement therapy (HRT) or menopausal hormone replacement therapy (MHT). Read more

Hormone Therapy Videos Snapshot can be a place to start if you are searching for information about hormone therapy videos. Read more

Hormone Therapy Update January 2021 showcases the latest NAMS video in which “Dr. Gloria Richard-Davis discusses safety, efficacy, contraindications, and routes for hormone therapy”. Read more

Are the custom compounded hormones you take, safe? Ask your health care provider if safer, approved products are available, as a patch, gel, spray, lotion or oral pill. Be informed and safe. Read more

The Menopause Explained – Series 2 by the British Menopause Society, includes videos about HRT breast cancer risk and more. Read more

Thinking of menopausal hormone therapy (MHT) to relieve your symptoms – hot flushes, night sweats or vaginal dryness – but not sure? Read more

Menopause Update December 2019 includes some recent information about early menopause, a menopause survey, hormone therapy (HT) and more. Read more

Menopause Videos 2019 What’s Hot includes some information about menopause videos by menopause societies and health-related organizations. Read more

What Is New In Hormone Therapy? and Hormone Replacement Therapy Explained (HRT) – A British Menopause Society Video, are recent menopause society videos. Read more

Health Topics

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

“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

“The initial stimulus was to obtain robust prospective information on the risk of breast cancer associated with use of different types of menopausal hormone therapy”. 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

“Vasomotor symptoms. Also known as hot flashes and night sweats, common symptoms during perimenopause and early postmenopause”. Read more