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Hormone therapy and risk of cardiovascular outcomes and

Objective: This work aims to study the effects of hormone therapy (HT) on the risk of cardiovascular outcomes and all-cause mortality in women treated with statins. Methods: We included women aged 40 to 74 years and living in Sweden who filled a first statin prescription between 2006 and 2007. Women were categorized as HT users or as …

Menopause hormone therapy and your heart – Mayo …

Hormone replacement therapy was also thought to reduce the risk of heart disease. Before menopause, women have a lower risk of heart disease than men do. But as women age, and their estrogen levels decline after menopause, their risk of …

Hormone therapy and risk of cardiovascular outcomes and

Objective This work aims to study the effects of hormone therapy (HT) on the risk of cardiovascular outcomes and all-cause mortality in women treated with statins. Methods We included women aged 40 to 74 years and living in Sweden who filled a first statin prescription between 2006 and 2007. Women

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The 2017 hormone therapy position statement of …

Key Words: Breast cancer – Cardiovascular disease – Cognition – Estrogen – Hormone therapy – Menopause – Position Statement – Vaginal atrophy – Vasomotor symptoms This NAMS position statement has been endorsed by A cademy of Women’s Health, American Association of

Menopausal Hormone Therapy and Cancer – National …

Women who took either combined hormone therapy or estrogen alone had an increased risk of stroke, blood clots, and heart attack (1, 3). For women in both groups, however, this risk returned to normal levels after they stopped taking the medication ( 2 , 4 ).

Good News on Hormone Therapy – menopause.org

The initial trial results were alarming because they reported an increase in heart disease, stroke, and breast cancer in the study population. Since that time, researchers have looked at the data by age group, and in younger menopausal women aged between 50 and 60 years or within 10 years of menopause, have not seen many of these initial …

Hormone Replacement Therapy Associated with Lower

Women using hormone replacement therapy to relieve the symptoms of menopause faced a lower risk of death and showed lower levels of atherosclerosis, or plaque buildup in the heart’s arteries, compared to women not using hormone therapy, according to a single-center study scheduled for presentation at the American College of Cardiology’s 66 th …

Hormone therapy: Is it right for you? – Mayo Clinic

For example, women who begin hormone therapy more than 10 or 20 years from the onset of menopause or at age 60 or older are at greater risk of the above conditions. But if hormone therapy is started before the age of 60 or within 10 years of menopause, the benefits appear to outweigh the risks.

Menopausal Hormone Therapy and Cancer Risk

Menopausal Hormone Therapy and Cancer Risk. For decades, women have used hormone therapy to ease symptoms of menopause, such as hot flashes and sweating.

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Hormone therapy and coronary heart disease: the role of time since menopause and age at hormone initiation. J Womens Health (Larchmt) 2006; 15:35. Stram DO, Liu Y, Henderson KD, et al. Age-specific effects of hormone therapy use on overall mortality and ischemic heart disease mortality among women in the California Teachers Study.