TITLE

Hormone therapy for younger women may not increase CHD risk during 5 to 7 years of follow-up, but stroke risk was increased independent of age: COMMENTARY

AUTHOR(S)
Reid, Robert L.
PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;Sept/Oct2007, Vol. 147 Issue 2, p29
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the use of hormone therapy (HT) as a preventive health strategy for women nearing menopause and showing vasomotor symptoms. It is stated that the risk for breast cancer, heart attack or stroke is not increased in perimenopausal women, using HT for the first time. It is concluded that the on short term use of HT the quality of life increased in women nearing menopause and showing symptoms of cardiovascular diseases.
ACCESSION #
27029944

 

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