Menopause Symptoms Relief

Hormone Therapy: Frequently Asked Questions

Dec 10 2004 - 1:45pm

Hormone therapy (HT) is a treatment program in which a woman who has a uterus takes estrogen and progestin (a synthetic form of progesterone) to relieve menopause symptoms and to reduce the risk of osteoporosis, which becomes more common after menopause. Studies are being done to determine how long a woman needs to take HT to reduce these risks.

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Menopause, Osteoporosis and You

Oct 7 2004 - 11:24pm

It is a known fact that postmenopausal women are more likely to have osteoporosis and therefore are at higher risk of breaking their wrists, hips and backbones. This is because at menopause, a woman's estrogen level falls dramatically, and she usually loses bone more quickly. During the first five years after menopause, a woman loses 3 to 5 per cent of her bone mass a year.

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Women and menopause: Fear overshadows facts about hormone therapy

Jul 19 2004 - 8:13pm

Millions of middle-aged and older women have been forced into an unnecessary state of alarm and bewilderment. The reason: the hormone therapy they had come to rely on to protect their bones, regulate their body temperature, mood, sleep and sex life was suddenly perceived as a danger to their health.

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Graceful Menopause With The Help Of Ayurveda

Apr 16 2004 - 7:45pm

Menopause is not a disease. It is a natural process in a woman's life. Menopause is a unique experience for every woman. It is the ending of a woman's monthly menstrual periods and ovulation. It also signals other changes to the body and mind, brought on in part because the body begins producing lesser amounts of the hormones estrogen and progesterone (among others).

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