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A 57-year-old female asked:

Menopause has set in i am 57 athlete, natural is not working, which hrt should i use, no weight gain.

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Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 56 years experience
HRT replacement: "True" menopause is defined as that time when ovarian estrogen production ceases. Today's "evidence based" literature, as opposed to the Womens' Health Study of 2002, agrees with estrogen replacement if started within "5 years of menopause". Packs of low dose oral contraceptives taken w/o the placebo pills supply a low but effective hormonal supplement. Ask your gyn provider for recommendation.
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