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Hormone Replacement Therapy: Part 1 - The Evolution of Hormone Treatment

Author(s):  Lorentzen Jean

Issue:  Sep/Oct 2001 - Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy
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Abstract:  In this article, the author, a doctor of osteopathy, discusses past trends in the use of hormone replacement therapy and current prescribing practices. She concludes that many women treated with bioidentical hormone replacement therapy experience a significantly improved sense of well-being and libido; in addition, they often have less muscle and joint pain. However, additional clinical trials are required to confirm the beneficial effects of this therapy in treating hormone-deficient patients.

Related Keywords: Bioidentical hormone replacement, Estrogen, effects of, Estrogen, replacement of, Hormone replacement therapy, Menopause, symptoms, treatment for, Osteoporosis, bioidentical hormones in the treatment of

Related Categories: HRT

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