TITLE

Ultra-low dose hormones 'future' of symptom relief in menopause

AUTHOR(S)
Owen, Olwen Glynn
PUB. DATE
July 2008
SOURCE
British Journal of Hospital Medicine (17508460);Jul2008, Vol. 69 Issue 7, p376
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on ultra-low dose versions of hormone replacement therapy as the best way for relieving menopausal symptoms in Great Britain. According to Dr. David Sturdee, Consultant Gynecologist at Birmingham Heartlands and Solihull Hospitals, the ultra-low dose combinations of 17beta-oestradiol and norethisterone acetate show significant differences from placebo in reducing hot flushes, alleviating sleep problems and achieving amenorrhoea.
ACCESSION #
33319438

 

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