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Risks of Hormones in Early Menopause Challenged

Safety Issues continued...

But Chlebowski says when it comes to hormone therapy with both estrogen and progesterone, women still need to carefully consider all the evidence.

“I don’t think this changes things very much, if at all. Some women will need to take it because they have limiting symptoms, but since there’s a risk associated with its use, I think they should carefully consider whether they need it,” he says.

These findings were presented at a medical conference. They should be considered preliminary as they have not yet undergone the "peer review" process, in which outside experts scrutinize the data prior to publication in a medical journal.

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