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Navigating the Challenges of Hormone Replacement Therapy Dosing

Posted by Dr. Alison McAllister on Wednesday, 11 March

Woman confused by different types of medicineOver 25 million women a year worldwide will enter menopause and make a decision about hormone replacement therapy. For healthcare practitioners, what dosage and what formulation these hormones take is open to debate.

After many years of teaching and talking to practitioners, I’ve learned that: there are many strategies for approaching dosages, everyone thinks that theirs is the best, most of them work well for many patients but not all, and that we really, really need more research.

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