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Is the final word on HRT out yet? Who is considered safe to get HRT nowadays?

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Dr. David Fein
Preventive Medicine
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In brief: Almost

The "final word" seems to change, but for now, the best advice is 2 recommendations: 1) transdermal therapy (patch, cream, or gel) is safest; and 2) "lowest dose, shortest time" is the catchphrase from every women's health expert.
Natural, plant-derived, trans-dermal estrogens, for most women (with a normal breast-cancer risk), appear to not increase breast cancer risk in the first 4 years of use.

In brief: Almost

The "final word" seems to change, but for now, the best advice is 2 recommendations: 1) transdermal therapy (patch, cream, or gel) is safest; and 2) "lowest dose, shortest time" is the catchphrase from every women's health expert.
Natural, plant-derived, trans-dermal estrogens, for most women (with a normal breast-cancer risk), appear to not increase breast cancer risk in the first 4 years of use.
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