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Hormone replacement therapy

Vaginal atrophy: what is it and how can it be treated?

The main symptoms of vaginal atrophy are vaginal dryness and irritation (Palacios et al, 2020; BMS, 2021). Table 2 shows the whole range of symptoms that can occur..

Cardiovascular disease: the gender divide

According to statistics from the British Heart Foundation (BHF) there are 830 000 women in the UK living with coronary heart disease (CHD), and around 380 000 women in the UK have survived a heart...

Hormone replacement therapy: update and practical prescribing

Symptoms are experienced by around 70-80% of women during the perimenopause and menopause (O'Neill and Eden, 2012). The symptoms are varied and include vasomotor symptoms, such as flushing and night...

Management of bleeding in women on HRT

Post-menopausal bleeding is defined as unscheduled vaginal bleeding that occurs a year after the last natural menstrual period (SIGN, 2002), or any breakthrough bleeding on cyclical HRT, or...

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