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Learn about the pros and cons of hormone replacement (HT)
Hormone replacement is sometimes used to maximize your health and well-being during and after menopause. Your About Women Ob-Gyn doctor or nurse practitioner can help you better understand the advantages and disadvantages of hormone replacement, based on your medical history, lifestyle, and personal preferences.
Women who could benefit from hormone therapy include those with:
- Moderate to severe hot flashes
- Other symptoms of menopause, such as dryness, itching, burning and discomfort with intercourse
- Need to prevent bone loss or fractures
- Who have estrogen deficiency
We encourage you to talk with one of our doctors about the pros and cons of using this treatment.
Menopause—Hormone Therapy: Is it Right for You? (Mayo Clinic)
Hormone Replacement Therapy (Medline Plus)
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