Hormone Replacement Therapy Directory
Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) for women can help relieve symptoms of menopause and prevent bone loss. Hormone replacement therapy risks include increased risk of blood clots, stroke, breast cancer, endometrial cancer, and heart disease. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how hormone replacement therapy is used, what risks are involved, and much more.
Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT): Benefits and Risks
Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) can ease the symptoms of menopause like hot flashes and prevent osteoporosis down the road. But it isn’t right for everyone. Find out more about the risks and benefits of HRT.
Hormone Replacement Therapy and Breast Cancer Risk
Learn more from WebMD about the link between hormone replacement therapy and the risk of breast cancer.
HRT & Menopause: 10 Questions to Ask Your Doctor
Hormone therapy can ease menopause symptoms such as hot flashes, night sweats, insomnia, mood swings, and vaginal dryness. But they’re not right for everyone. Find out more from WebMD.
Menopause and Hormone Replacement Therapy
WebMD looks at the role of hormone replacement therapy - including its risks and benefits - in treating menopause symptoms.
Managing Menopause Symptoms Post-HRT
Post-HRT, what are women doing to manage menopause symptoms? And are compounded bioidenticals safe?
Hormone Replacement Therapy
A few years ago, the use of hormone replacement therapy looked like a medical mess. For decades, women were told that HRT -- usually a combination of estrogen and progestin -- was good for them during and after menopause. Then, the 2002 results of the Women's Health Initiative study seemed to show just the opposite: hormone replacement therapy actually had life-threatening risks.
HRT: Revisiting the Hormone Decision
It's been 5 years since studies proclaimed hormone replacement therapy a danger for women. WebMD investigates today’s changes and tells you what you need to know to make the HRT decision now.
Heart disease, dementia, depression, cancer. Today few women make it through their lifetimes without suffering from at least one of these diseases. But medical experts agree that the next 10 years will bring greater understanding of these disorders and improve the options for treatment.