Menopause Hormone Replacement
Hormone replacement therapy is a term used to describe treatment with female hormones after menopause.
Hormones used in hormone replacement therapy:
- Topical estradiol:
Hormone replacement therapy for menopause may cause:
- Fibrocystic breast disease
- Gallbladder disease
- High blood pressure
- Migraine headaches
- Vaginal bleeding after menopause
- Uterine fibroids
Hormone replacement therapy with estrogens can increase risk for:
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