Could Hormone Supplements for Menopause Make a Comeback?
TUESDAY, Sept. 12, 2017 -- The door may be opening again for menopausal women suffering from hot flashes and night sweats to receive some relief from a source once thought too dangerous to consider, researchers say. Hormone replacement therapy to...
A study of 172 women suggests that HRT treatment is more effective than a placebo at preventing symptoms of depression from emerging during early menopause
Publication date: February 2018 Source:Journal of Functional Foods, Volume 41 Author(s): Naice E.S. Monteiro, Lívia D. Queirós, Danielle B. Lopes, Adriana O. Pedro, Gabriela A. Macedo Menopause is a natural event that occurs in women around the age of 50 years, causing irregularities in the menstrual cycle until its complete end, due to the hormonal deficit, especially estrogen, that causes several unpleasant urogenital and vasomotor symptoms. Hormone replacement therapy has many benefits, but should be prescribed with caution in women with a history of stroke, thromboembolic events, certain types of cance...
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Conclusions: Female sex hormones are important for the preservation of lung function in middle aged women. The accelerated lung function decline with menopause is likely caused by decreasing estrogen levels.
New research in rats by Wake Forest in North Carolina found bioengineering artificial ovaries could provide a safer and more natural hormone replacement therapy for women.
Many women experiencing menopause have mood swings, forgetfulness and weight gain. Could an implant be a safer alternative to hormone replacement therapy?
Introduction: Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is commonly prescribed to alleviate some of the symptoms of the menopause, which often are associated with higher frequency of sleep problems (Ameratunga, Goldin,&Hickey, 2012). The effect of use of HRT on sleep quality is, however, controversial. Therefore, the aim of this study was to investigate possible associations between HRT and good quality sleep in Norwegian women. Other factors, as satisfaction with life, neuroticism, frequency of night sweats and selected life style factors as smoking, frequency of exercise, and marital status (co-habiting or not) were also investigated.
Publication date: Available online 18 October 2017 Source:The Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Author(s): Hai Jiang, Wenpei Bai, Wenjuan Wang, Ke Wang, Jing Jia, Jing Zhang, He Diao, Lihua Qin The menopausal period, an inevitable physiological process for women, is frequently associated with physiological and psychological dysfunction attributable to substantial fluctuation and gradual decrease in female hormones induced by ovarian failure, leading to corresponding symptoms and diseases that impact multiple systems in the body to varying degrees. As prior studies have focused primarily on menopausal s...
Hormone replacement therapy may protect short term memory loss caused by stress in menopausal women, new research from the University of Southern California suggests.
Hormone replacement therapy and your heart Long-term hormone replacement therapy used to be prescribed routinely for postmenopausal women to relieve hot flashes and other menopause symptoms. Hormone replacement therapy also was thought to reduce the risk of heart disease. However, research results have been mixed, including one trial that found a small increase in heart [...]