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Category: About HT (HRT)

Testosterone

Testosterone and other related hormones in the body (also known as androgens) play important physiological roles in women. It is generally known that androgens are important for muscle and bone…

Side Effects

Some women may experience nausea, fluid retention, breast enlargement and discomfort, particularly during the first few months of taking hormone therapy (HT). Usually these symptoms fade over time as the…

Benefits & Risks

Note: Hormone therapy (HT) may also be referred to as hormone replacement therapy (HRT). What is hormone therapy? Hormone therapy (HT) or hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is a medication with…

Hormone Therapy (HT)

What is Hormone Therapy? Hormone Therapy (HT) or Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) is the giving of the female hormones, oestrogen and progesterone, and sometimes testosterone. Oestrogen and progesterone are produced…

Hormones and Hormone Therapy (HT)

Hormone production A woman produces many different natural female hormones including: Oestrogen Progesterone Testosterone Oestrogen and progesterone are produced in the ovaries during a woman’s reproductive life. Levels of these…

About HT (HRT)

Hormone Therapy (HT) or Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) is the giving of the female hormones, oestrogen and progesterone, and sometimes testosterone. Oestrogen (also known as estrogen) and progesterone are produced…