Benefits of Estrogen Replacement Therapy

Benefits of Estrogen Replacement Therapy

Estrogen replacement therapy or ERT is a treatment through which the estrogen level in the body is increased. Estrogen is an important hormone which impacts various systems of the body.  Some ways of giving this therapy are through estrogen patch, vaginal ring or skin gel or cream. The estrogen contained in pills has to be […]

Benefits of Hormone Replacement Therapy in Menopause

Benefits of Hormone Replacement Therapy in Menopause

Hormone replacement therapy (HRT), which is also referred to as Hormone Therapy (HR) is a treatment in which a female is given medication consisting of progesterone and oestrogen. HRT is given to women who have been experiencing problems in dealing with the emotional and physical changes and symptoms while undergoing menopause. HRT is considered to […]

Estrogen Replacement Therapy Benefits

Estrogen Replacement Therapy Benefits

Estrogen is an important hormone for women and after menopause the estrogen levels of the body decrease. As a result several uncomfortable effects, women may think about the estrogen replacement therapy benefits. Benefits of Estrogen Hormone Replacement Therapy The most common benefits of hormone replacement include controlling the symptoms of menopause, preventing osteoporosis, preventing heart diseases, […]

What Is Bio Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy?

What Is Bio Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy?

Bio identical hormone replacement therapy or BHRT is also called natural hormone therapy or bio identical hormone therapy. It refers to the usage of identical hormones with endogenous hormones. Some of the hormones that are used in natural hormone therapy include estradiol, progesterone, testosterone, dehydroepiandrosterone, estriol and estrone. BHRT is looked upon as an alternative […]

5 Common HRT Side Effects

5 Common HRT Side Effects

HRT stands for Hormone Replacement Therapy. This is something that is given to many women going through menopause. The majority of women will experience some HRT side effects during the first two or three months; this is just the body getting used to it. There are different types of therapy and it is worth looking […]

HRT and Weight Gain – What Is the Connection?

HRT and Weight Gain – What Is the Connection?

Menopause, either natural or surgical can cause many unwanted side effects, and among them could be weight gain. For treating these symptoms, particularly if severe, HRT is often prescribed however there is another connection between HRT and Weight Gain. HRT may be prescribed to combat weight gain, but many women tend to put on weight […]

What Is HRT? What Are the Risks and Benefits of HRT

What Is HRT? What Are the Risks and Benefits of HRT

When we speak of what is HRT, the term HRT stands for Hormone Replacement Therapy which can take different forms of hormonal treatments. However what is most commonly understood by the term HRT is when it is used for treatment of menopausal symptoms. What is HRT used for? When women undergo menopause their ovaries stop […]

HRT – To Have or Not to Have

HRT – To Have or Not to Have

Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) has had a complex history and has always invited controversy. From being the gold standard for treating and controlling menopause symptoms, it has been reduced to a treatment to be avoided for its negative repercussions. Multiple studies have shown that the negative impact of HRT may outweigh possible benefits. While it […]


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