25 Apr '11, 4pm

Risks & Benefits of Hormones in Menopause | Care2 Healthy & Green

Risks & Benefits of Hormones in Menopause | Care2 Healthy & Green

If you’re struggling with menopausal symptoms, you may be grasping for anything that will help you get your mojo back. And chances are, you’ll at least consider taking hormones if your menopausal symptoms are severe enough. I outlined my natural recommendations for treatment of menopausal symptoms here . But what about hormones? What’s the real skinny? Back when I was training, we were putting everybody and her great-grandmother on hormones. 90-year-old ladies who had just had a heart attack? Here, take Premarin! 80-year-olds with osteoporosis? How ‘bout some estrogen, hon?! 55-year-olds who had sailed through menopause with ease? Why not take Prempro to protect yourself? Now we know better. Not only are hormones not cardiac protective the way we once thought — they can actually increase the risk of heart attacks and strokes. So why would a woman take hormones? Because the...

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