Treatment of menopausal symptoms: what shall we do now?

@article{Hickey2005TreatmentOM,
  title={Treatment of menopausal symptoms: what shall we do now?},
  author={Martha Hickey and Susan Ruth Davis and David W. Sturdee},
  journal={Lancet},
  year={2005},
  volume={366 9483},
  pages={409-21}
}
During the past few years, many women and doctors have revised their opinions of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) for menopausal symptoms, and a substantial number of individuals have discontinued its use because of concerns about side-effects. Numerous alternatives to HRT are promoted, and assessment of the quality of evidence about the safety and effectiveness of these compounds can be difficult. In this Review, we summarise the data from studies addressing the efficacy, risks, and benefits… CONTINUE READING

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