Mammograms Not Improved By Pausing Hormone Therapy

Post-menopausal women on hormone replacement are usually advised to stop taking their hormone therapy for 1-2 months before they have a mammogram to screen for breast cancer based on research that suggested that this would improve the quality of the mammogram. Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) makes the breast tissue appear…

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Are there estrogen alternatives for bladder irritation?

overactive bladder, incontinence

Bladder irritation is one of the common symptoms associated with menopause. However, you may find it hard to complain about urinary (and vaginal) symptoms out of embarrassment. Unfortunately, many doctors will not ask you about them. Bladder Overview The urinary bladder is an elastic, muscular sac which holds the urine…

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