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Hormone replacement therapy — not so scary after all - The Galveston County Daily News : Health

April 23, 2014

Our Bodies, Our Lives Hormone replacement therapy — not so scary after all

Posted: Tuesday, July 9, 2013 12:00 am

For menopausal women who have symptoms related to a lack of estrogen, such as hot flashes, night sweats and vaginal dryness, hormone replacement therapy can offer great relief.

A decade ago when the Women’s Health Initiative famously announced that menopausal women who took hormones had higher rates of coronary heart disease, stroke, blood clot formation and breast cancer, women abandoned their hormones in droves. But now, newer research has shown that wholesale elimination of hormone therapy for all menopausal women may not make sense.

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