Menopause and Estrogen Therapy Update

Long-term estrogen therapy is no longer recommended for the prevention of heart disease or osteoporosis. However, when used in the short term, estroge

Long-term estrogen therapy is no longer recommended for the prevention of heart disease or osteoporosis. However, when used in the short term, estrogen therapy is still recommended for treating hot flashes, vaginal dryness and sleep disturbances.

 

 

Holly Atkinson, MD

This video features Holly Atkinson, MD. Dr. Atkinson specializes in internal medicine and is an award-winning medical journalist.

Duration: 0:30. Last Updated On: Nov. 8, 2017, 6:14 p.m.
Reviewed by: Suzanne Friedman, MD, Preeti Parikh, MD . Review date: July 21, 2014
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