Some women can use menopausal hormone therapy (MHT) to help control the symptoms of menopause. The process of MHT, which used to be called hormone replacement therapy (HRT), involves taking the hormones estrogen and progesterone.
MHT can produce positive results with moderate to severe symptoms of the menopausal transition and preventing bone loss. As a leading compounding pharmacy of New York, Town Total Compounding Center is a hormone replacement specialist and customizes each compound to fit your needs, according to your prescriber's prescription.
MHT helps with menopause by:
It is important for women to research the risks and benefits of MHT. For example, a recent study suggests that a low-dose, patch form of MHT may not have the stroke risks that other forms have. The positives and negatives of MHT should be weighed with your medical history and age in mind. It is possible, also, that you may have symptoms when you stop MHT. It is important to discuss MHT with your physician.
Keep in mind when considering MHT that:
MHT can cause side effects. Call your doctor if you develop any of these problems: