Is Hormone Replacement Therapy Right for Me?
By Ken Cohen, MD, FACP, Chief Medical Officer Until the 1990s, it was thought that hormone replacement therapy (HRT) provided many health benefits to postmenopausal women including prevention of heart disease and osteoporosis. In order to confirm the benefits of using HRT the National Institutes of Health launched the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) study in 1993. Researchers expecting to find that hormones prevented chronic diseases related to aging in women were stunned to discover a small but significant increase in... View Article
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