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Facts About Menopausal Hormone Therapy

Brand new! Revised with updated information following NIH’s cessation of the estrogen-alone study. Choosing whether or not to use menopausal hormone therapy (MHT) can be one of the most important health decisions women face as they age. This 24 page brochure summarizes the latest evidence as of Summer 2005 to offer guidance about the risks and benefits of MHT. It is designed to provide patients with information to help them communicate more effectively with their care providers and determine the best course of treatment on an individual basis. This easy to read publication covers such topics as Menopause and Hormone Therapy, Alternatives to Hormone Therapy to Help Prevent Postmenopausal Conditions and Relieve Menopausal Symptoms, Dietary Supplements, and more.

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Item No.: 05-5200
Availability: PDF (549 kb) | Print (Information about file types)
Format: NHLBI produced publications : Color
Page Count: 24 pages
Subject: Menopause
Audience: General Public/Patients
Language: English
Size: 8.5 in. X 11 in.
Date of Publication: 2005


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