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Who should not get hormone therapy (HRT) for menopause symptoms?

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Some women should not take HRT. These women include those with breast or uterine (endometrial) cancer, blood clots, liver disease, heart disease stroke, women who may be pregnant, or who have undiagnosed vaginal bleeding.

From: Treatment of Menopause Symptoms WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES: National Institutes of Health. Journal of Women's Health, Jan/Feb 2006. The North American Menopause Society. The Journal of the North American Menopause Society. The National Women's Health Information Center. WebMD Medical News: "Is Hormone Therapy Helpful at All?"




Journal of the American Medical Association , March 5, 2008.

Reviewed by Arefa Cassoobhoy on December 20, 2017

SOURCES: National Institutes of Health. Journal of Women's Health, Jan/Feb 2006. The North American Menopause Society. The Journal of the North American Menopause Society. The National Women's Health Information Center. WebMD Medical News: "Is Hormone Therapy Helpful at All?"




Journal of the American Medical Association , March 5, 2008.

Reviewed by Arefa Cassoobhoy on December 20, 2017

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