HRT: Revisiting pros and cons

February 2009
Choice;Feb2009, p30
The article focuses on the hormone replacement therapy (HRT) alternatives. It states that a major study involving HRT by the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) trial was stopped due to the increased incidence of breast cancer, blood clots and heart disease among women who have taken the hormones. The issue prompted many women to discontinue the use and opt for HRT alternatives. It provides an assessment of HRT alternatives including Black cohosh, Soy isoflavones extracts, and other herbs.


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