WHY ALL THE FUSS ABOUT HRT?

Fairlady - - HEALTH -

HRT is a treat­ment that func­tions by bal­anc­ing the re­pro­duc­tive hor­mones. It’s im­por­tant to con­sider the risks be­fore be­gin­ning treat­ment, so speak to your doc­tor, who will take into ac­count your med­i­cal his­tory. Re­cent sur­vey re­sults showed that women were sig­nif­i­cantly less will­ing to use hor­mones for hot flushes and in­stead used ex­er­cise, diet, herbal sup­ple­ments, acupunc­ture or med­i­ta­tion. But the ben­e­fits of HRT go be­yond the re­lief of hot flushes – it also helps with night sweats, sleep dis­rup­tion, bone loss and heart prob­lems.

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