Estrogen for Younger Postmenopausal Women

August 2007
Travel Medicine Advisor;Aug2007, Vol. 17 Issue 8, p2
The article discusses the benefit of using estrogen therapy in younger postmenopausal women as suggested by a study from the Women's Health Initiative. The use of estrogen can subsequently prevent cardiovascular disease. It is also pointed out that women under treatment with estrogen have lower calcium scores. The study reveals that hormone replacement therapy suggests to have cardiovascular benefits if treatment is started before atherosclerosis develops.


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