Hormone Therapy is Now Seen as a Short-term Treatment for Menopause Symptoms

Washington Post: Hormone therapy was long shunned for a possible breast cancer link.

Look at the Internet ads and news headlines about menopausal hormone therapy and you’ll find two competing story lines: Taking hormones is either going to keep a woman young and solve all her menopause-related woes, or it’s going to give her breast cancer and other scary diseases.

The truth is that neither narrative is universally correct. Although consensus now exists that women shouldn’t take hormone therapy long term, hormones can still safely help many women in the throes of menopause. READ MORE

(Source: Washington Post, 02/29/2020)

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