HRT and Menopause
Hormone Replacement Therapy
Current medical research consistently show reductions in Heart disease and mortality when HRT is initiated soon after menopause. HRT started early also decreases osteoporotic fractures, and improves quality of life and reduces risk of dementia.
In younger healthy women (aged 50–60 years), the risk–benefit balance favours using Oestrogenic Hormone replacement therapy. Get the right advice specific for your age and risk factors.