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Hormone replacement therapy

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Last reviewed: October 2016

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Hormone replacement therapy -

Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is not a quick fix to the challenge of menopause, but it can be a useful tool in the overall management of menopause.

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Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) and menopause - Better Health Channel

Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) can reduce menopausal symptoms, but the benefits and risks need to be considered carefully.

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Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) and risk of breast cancer | Cancer Australia

This position statement applies only to Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) and breast cancer risk in women it does not address other risks or benefits to women from HRT usage.

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Climara | myVMC

Climara is a form of hormone replacement therapy used in menopause. It delivers a synthetic form of oestrogen, oestradiol, via a skin patch.

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Estrofem | myVMC

Femoston is a combination hormone replacement therapy containing dydrogesterone (progesterone) and oestradiol (oestrogen) used to treat menopausal symptoms.

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Menopause management | Jean Hailes

Management and treatment of menopausal symptoms depends on each individual woman. Healthy living, natural and complementary therapies including herbs and phytoestrogens, hormone replacement therapy (HRT), some antidepressant medications and medications.

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Venous Thrombosis/Thromboembolism Risk and Menopausal Treatments - Australasian Menopause Society

Hormone therapy/Hormone Replacement Therapy (HT/HRT) containing oestrogens in tablet form and also selective oestrogen receptor modulators increase the risk of deep vein thrombosis (DVT).

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Menopause -

Menopause means the end of a woman's periods. Most women experience menopause symptoms and changes to their body at this time. Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is the most widely used treatment for menopausal symptoms.

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Vagifem Pessaries (oestradiol vaginal tablets) information | myVMC

Vagifem is a form of hormone replacement therapy used to treat atrophic vaginitis due to oestrogen deficiency in women after menopause.

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What is Menopausal Hormone Therapy (HRT)? - Australasian Menopause Society

Professor Susan Davis discusses the basics of menopausal hormone therapy (HRT).

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