Post-menopause HRT Needs the Right Progestogen

Post-menopause HRT Needs the Right Progestogen

Menopause is a normal life event for women and so it is not an illness or a medical condition. Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is generally a safe, effective treatment of menopause and as such should be considered for many more women than it has been in the recent past. Women with a uterus require a progestogen to prevent endometrial hyperplasia and the risk of endometrial cancer associated with the use of unopposed oestrogen.

Modern Medicine – Issue 4 2021