HRT: They Still Don’t Get It

October 6th, 2012|Categories: Hormonal Balance and Wellness, Menopause/Andropause|Tags: , , , |

The latest study on HRT (hormone replacement therapy) was released at the annual meeting of the North American Menopause Society. Their findings were as follows: there was no indication of any adverse cardiovascular effects, and that HRT should be used in women only to try and relieve menopausal symptoms. This study utilized two different types of estrogen. One was a low dose of Premarin, and the other was Estrace given as a patch. In both cases, they utilized a bio-identical progesterone preparation which was an improvement over the synthetic progestin that was used in the WHI study. However, they [...]