Mon. Jan 30th, 2023

Category: About HT (HRT)

Hormones

Hormonal communication systems augment the nervous communcation systems within the body. Hormones are chemical signaling molecules (peptides, proteins or steroids) produced in one site of the body that then travel…

WISDOM: HT Beyond Menopause

Following confirmatory studies, women have again been advised not to start hormone therapy in their older age, many years beyond menopause. Another large study to report on hormone therapy use in…

Heart Disease and HT

Does hormone therapy (HT) have effects on cardiovascular disease? Women taking HT (also known as hormone replacement therapy – HRT) appear to have a lower risk of heart disease, but…

WHI – USA

Women’s Health Initiative – USA The USA National Institutes of Health established the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) to address the most common causes of death, disability and impaired quality of…

HT & Breast Cancer

Note: Hormone therapy (HT) may also be referred to as hormone replacement therapy (HRT). Questions and answers The Women’s Health Sectrets answers your questions about the report on breast cancer…

MWS Breast Cancer

Note: Hormone therapy (HT) may also be referred to as hormone replacement therapy (HRT). Background information The Million Women Study (MWS) is a UK national observational study of women’s health,…

Million Women Study

Brief background The Million Women Study (MWS) is a UK national observational study of women’s health, involving around one million women aged 50 and over, presenting for breast screening. It…

About Hormone Therapy (HT) – Q&A

About hormone therapy (HT) (also known as hormone replacement therapy – HRT) For more frequently asked questions about hormone therapy issues go to: Answers to Questions about Hormone Therapy and…