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Estrogen Information - Updates On Estrogens - Progestins - HRT - Menopause

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Updated October 16, 2009

The decision whether to use estrogen with or without progestin for relief of the symptoms of menopause has never been an easy one. For many women the decision to use postmenopausal hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is now even more complex, since the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) found increased risks of myocardial infarction, stroke, invasive breast cancer, pulmonary emboli, and deep vein thrombosis, as well as a decreased risk of colon cancer and bone fractures.

Is estrogen replacement right for you? Read the following articles, print them, and take them with you to your next appointment with your health care provider to discuss what is the best menopause treatment for your menopausal symptoms.

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