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HRT not for prevention of menopause

A study has found that hormone replacement therapy (HRT) might not prevent the symptoms of menopause, but rather delay them, with many postmenopausal women withdrawing from the therapy finding themselves suffering night sweats, hot flushes, moodiness, and insomnia. Specialists are saying this is a normal phenomena as stages of life cannot always be avoided.

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About: HRT not for prevention of menopause

Date: 16 July 2005

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