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What is Hormone replacement therapy?

What is Hormone replacement therapy?

Hormone therapy
Hormone replacement therapy or "HRT", is a treatment that is used to relieve symptoms of menopause in women. It replaces hormones that haven fallen to a lower level as you approach the menopause. Benefits of HRT The main advantage of HRT is that it can help relieve most, if not all, of the menopausal symptoms, such as: Night Sweats Hot Flushes Mood Swings Vaginal Dryness Reduced Sex Drive For most women, many of these symptoms pass in a few years, but they can be very unpleasant and taking HRT can offer relief for many women. It also helps prevent weakening of the bones (osteoporosis). How to get started on HRT You can normally begin HRT as soon as you start experiencing your first menopausal symptoms and don't usually need to…
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