Risk of hormone replacement therapy in stroke patients.

Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) (oestrogen with or without progestin) is often initiated with the onset of menopause to decrease symptoms of oestrogen deficiency, such as vasomotor instability (hot flashes) and urogenital effects (1-3). HRT can also prevent long-term consequences of oestrogen deficiency, such as osteoporosis and cardiovascular disease (1… CONTINUE READING