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Unsafe Treatments for Menopause Symptoms

Menopause is not a disease. It's a period in every woman's life when her body changes. Symptoms are seen in many cases and have to be treated. For many years the treatment of these symptoms was replacing female hormones, estrogen and progesterone, called hormone therapy. Treatment must contain both of these hormones because otherwise unwanted risks appear. An estrogen treatment increases the risks of uterine cancer and that's why progesterone is used. Progesterone has the capacity of restoring libido, and strengthens bones but especially reduces the risk of uterine cancer and stops estrogen to cause it. A single estrogen therapy is recommended only for women with their uterus removed. There are 3 types of estrogen: estradiol, estriol, and estrone. While estrone is being the weak...

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