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What is menopausal hormone therapy ?

what is contact details of Hutchinson Center, bangalore what is Menopausal hormone therapy? how does this Considering taking an oestrogen-blocking drug help--advise
Sat, 28 Jan 2012
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Hello.
Thanks for writing to us.
After menopause, hormone replacement therapy is given to counteract the effects of female hormone deficiencies that result due to stoppage of periods. These are given after a few investigations so that they produce minimal adverse effects. These are not recommended with estrogen blockers usually.
I hope this information has been both informative and helpful for you.
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Dr. Rakhi Tayal
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