Medical Association Guidelines, Post-2002/Women’s Health Initiative Findings

  • Katherine Sherif
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Abstract

The findings of the NIH’s Women’s Health Initiative Study in 2002 changed forever the way that HT had been understood to work and the wide range of benefits it was thought to have provided. In the decade since, researchers and practitioners have come to understand safer ways to prescribe estrogen and estrogen plus progesterone replacement therapy so that women seeking relief from menopause symptoms can access a safe hormone therapy that relieves symptoms without suffering from unwanted and dangerous side effects.

Keywords

Hormone therapy FDA North American Menopause Society International Menopause Society American Association of Clinical Endocrinology 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Katherine Sherif
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  1. 1.Drexel Center for Women’s HealthDrexel University College of MedicinePhiladelphiaUSA

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