Women who received estrogen-alone hormone replacement therapy (HRT) after a diagnosis of epithelial ovarian cancer lived longer than women who did not receive this form of adjuvant therapy, according to the results of a multinational randomized clinical trial.
Menopause is when women stop getting their period. Some people call it “the change.” Menopause is different for each woman, but most women reach menopause around age 50.
As you get closer to menopause, your ovaries make less and less of female hormones called estrogen (“ES-tra-jin”) and progesterone (“pro-JES-ter-own”). Eventually, your ovaries stop making these hormones completely.
The increasingly popular Hormone Replacement and Bio-Identical Hormone Therapy (BHRT) starts looking like an amazing solution to the turn-around both men and women go through in life. Considering that there is normalcy in the fluctuations of hormones, how do we know if we are really a candidate or in need of BHRT?