Dementia: is there a role for hormone replacement therapy?

Craig, Michael
December 2008
Menopause International;Dec2008, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p183
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the role of hormone replacement theory (HRT) in addressing dementia. It discusses the implication of the fact that women have a higher risk of having Alzheimer's disease (AD) than men for the hypothesis about the contribution of reduced estrogens postmenopause in the range of pathological processes leading to AD. Equivocal findings were shown in studies that determine the role of estrogen therapy (ET) for the prevention and treatment of AD.


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