Why do providers tell female patients to NOT take Hormone Replacement Therapy?

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*Well, it’s really important after menopause or after either surgical menopause, or natural menopause; or, even where there are deficiencies even before menopause. The hormones play a really important role in knowing how a person feels but it”s also important to help prevent some long-term disease processes. So that after menopause particularly, where we really recommend it.

*Things like estrogen, for instance will be a very important hormone to prevent Alzheimer’s, Atherosclerosis, heart disease, stroke. And, these things of course are crucial, not only for the fact that the patient has a problem with the symptoms but also the cost of treating goes up. We like to prevent problems rather than have to treat them.


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