Hormone Replacement Therapy and Hypertension: Relationship to the Renin-Angiotensin System

  • Jean M. Cacciabaudo
  • Jean E. Sealey


Senaca observed early in the first century A.D., “the illustrious founder of the guild and profession of medicine [Hippocrates] remarked that women never lost their hair or suffered from pain in the feet; and yet nowadays they run short of hair and are afflicted with gout … in rivalling male indulgences, they have also rivalled the ills to which men are heirs“.


Oral Contraceptive Hormone Replacement Therapy Plasma Renin Activity Estrogen Replacement Therapy Renin Secretion 
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  • Jean M. Cacciabaudo
  • Jean E. Sealey

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