TAG | prevention
Hormone therapy has been discussed in the media in the past for its role in coronary heart disease prevention. Now new research comes to light that questions its benefits in this regard.
Over the years women who reach midlife have looked for ways to feel better and relieve the symptoms that this time of life can bring.
Many women turned to hormone replacement therapy as one answer. Its benefits were extolled in the media, and relief from hot flashes and osteoporosis looked good. Not only that, but studies such as the early Postmenopausal Estrogen/Progestin Interventions Trial (PEPI) suggested that it prevented heart disease. (more…)