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Must I take hormone treatment hrt?
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Dr. Robert Lutz
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: No
Hormone therapy is usually given to relieve symptoms of hormone deficiency.
Osteoporosis prevention was the reason that was given to most women in the past but now we have other options that may be less risk. We also follow bone density to see if it is necessary to take preventive measures.

In brief: No
Hormone therapy is usually given to relieve symptoms of hormone deficiency.
Osteoporosis prevention was the reason that was given to most women in the past but now we have other options that may be less risk. We also follow bone density to see if it is necessary to take preventive measures.
Dr. Robert Lutz
Dr. Robert Lutz
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Dr. Bryan Treacy
Gynecology
In brief: Depends
It is an option for women (&men) who are having symptoms of hormone deficiency.
If monitored well, hrt is safe despite all the hype from the press & lawyers. Women & men lose a lot of their vitality as hormone levels fade with age. Easy to replace & easy to monitor.

In brief: Depends
It is an option for women (&men) who are having symptoms of hormone deficiency.
If monitored well, hrt is safe despite all the hype from the press & lawyers. Women & men lose a lot of their vitality as hormone levels fade with age. Easy to replace & easy to monitor.
Dr. Bryan Treacy
Dr. Bryan Treacy
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