If used Accurately,  menopausal hormone  therapy (MHT)   (Also called hormone replacement therapy or HRT) container be rattling corking at relieving modify to terrible menopausal symptoms and prevents white loss. But MHT also has whatever risks, especially if misused for a long time.

Current guidelines support the use of  HRT for the treatment of hot flashes. Specific recommendations:

  • HRT may be started in women who have recently entered menopause.
  • HRT should not be used in women who have started menopause many years ago.
  • The medicine should not be used for longer than 5 to 7 years.
  • Women taking HRT should have a low risk for stroke, heart disease, blood clots, or breast cancer.

For some women, MHT may increase their chance of:

  • Blood clots
  • Heart attack
  • Stroke
  • Breast cancer
  • Gall bladder disease

To reduce the risks of estrogen replacement therapy and still gain the benefits of the treatment, your doctor may recommend:

  • Using estrogen or progesterone regimens that do not contain the form of progesterone used in the study
  • Using a lower dose of estrogen or a different estrogen preparation (for instance, a vaginal cream rather than a pill)
  • Frequent and regular pelvic exams and Pap smears to detect problems as early as possible
  • Frequent and regular physical exams, including breast exams and mammograms
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