HRT Alert

Odell, Rachel
July 2008
Natural Solutions;Jul/Aug2008, Issue 109, p16
The article discusses the study, which examines the impact of hormone replacement therapy on women. The study has found that women, who take the therapy to ease their transition through menopause, are likely to have abnormal or inconclusive mammograms. It then indicates that having abnormal or inconclusive mammograms could result to unnecessary biopsies or additional laboratory visits for follow-up mammograms. However, hormone therapy was believed to have the potential to increase breast density. Moreover, it suggests some natural remedies for relief that do not affect mammograms, such as black cohosh, hops and red clover.


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