The risks and benefits of estrogen replacement therapy: Leisure World.

@article{PaganiniHill1995TheRA,
  title={The risks and benefits of estrogen replacement therapy: Leisure World.},
  author={Annlia Paganini-Hill},
  journal={International journal of fertility and menopausal studies},
  year={1995},
  volume={40 Suppl 1},
  pages={54-62}
}
A women spends about one-third of her life in her postmenopausal years. Some women supplement this period of decreased estrogen production with estrogen replacement therapy (ERT). Many epidemiologic studies have examined the long-term effect of postmenopausal estrogen deprivation and of ERT. Since the 1970s, we have evaluated the risks and benefits of ERT in one population of older women in the California retirement community of Leisure World. ERT is the most effective method for preventing… CONTINUE READING