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HRT and cardiovascular disease

HRT and cardiovascular disease

Publication date: Friday, 08 September 2017
Contributor(s): Louise Newson

Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) has been shown to reduce future risk of cardiovascular disease when taken within ten years of the menopause.  Some experts recommend that HRT is considered as part of a general prevention strategy at the onset of the menopause. However, some doctors and nurses feel apprehensive about this as they are confused about the association of HRT with cardiovascular disease.

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Category: Editorial
Edition: Volume 2 Number 8 PCCJ Online 2017
Contributor(s): Louise Newson

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