Hormone Replacement Therapy in Menopause

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Abstract

Vasomotor and vaginal symptoms are the hallmark symptoms of menopause. The reported prevalence of vasomotor symptoms is 50–82% in women who experience natural menopause. The occurrence of symptoms increases during perimenopause and usually peaks at the actual onset of menopause.

Keywords

Menopausal hormone therapy Postmenopausal Vasomotor symptoms Vulvovaginal symptoms Estrogen plus progestin therapy Estrogen therapy 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of OB/GYNCook County Health and Hospitals System, Northwestern University Feinberg School of MedicineChicagoUSA
  2. 2.Department of OB/GYNSaint Francis Hospital EvanstonEvanstonUSA

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