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Osteoporosis treatment is frightening to some women, since some side effects have been emphasized. In reality, fractures take years off of life expectancy, lead to disability, and often lack of independence. Osteoporosis and increased fracture risk are serious health concers and treatment shouldRead More >>
It is recommended that women who undergo menopause prior to age 51 should be maintained on HRT until at least the age of 51.
This article discusses some of the cardiac consequences of early menopause.
Should women with hypertension avoid hormone replacement therapy?
Hormone therapy may improve cardiovascular health if initiated early in menopause.
So, do hormones increase or decrease the risks of heart disease in women with hypertension?This discussion is a complicateRead More >>