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Menopause and hormone replacement therapy 

Menopause and hormone replacement therapy
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Menopause and hormone replacement therapy
Author(s):

Enda McVeigh

, John Guillebaud

, and Roy Homburg

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199650682.003.0009
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date: 05 May 2021

Introduction

Pathophysiology

Symptoms

Women Health Initiative (WHI) trial and Million Women Study

International Menopause Society (IMS) recommendations (2011)

HRT preparations

Alternative treatment

Further reading and information

The term menopause is derived from the Greek menos (month) and pauses (cessation), but the term has come to be used to describe the climacteric, which again is derived from the Greek ...

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