• hormone replacement therapy

    In Brief: Hormone Therapy for Midlife Women, No Harm but No Benefit for Cognitive Functioning

    Early observational studies suggested that hormone replacement therapy (HRT)  may improve cognitive functioning in postmenopausal women; however, larger studies, including the Women’s Health Initiative, have shown that estrogen replacement therapy started in postmenopausal women (65 [...]

    Hormone Therapy May Prevent Depression in Perimenopausal Women: But What Are the Risks?

      Multiple studies have demonstrated that the menopausal transition is associated with a 2- to 4-fold increased risk for clinically significant depressive symptoms. There have been several studies suggesting that hormone therapy may improve depressive [...]

    Hormone Replacement in Younger Menopausal Women: No Cognitive Benefit Detected

    Early observational studies suggested that postmenopausal hormone treatment may improve cognitive functioning in women; however, studies from the Women’s Health Initiative have shown that estrogen replacement therapy started in postmenopausal women (65 years or older) [...]

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