Hormone Replacement for Older Adults

HT, HRT; Medications containing hormones to replace the ones the body stops producing, commonly prescribed after a woman reaches menopause.

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  • Testosterone Replacement Therapy for Aging Men

    Testosterone levels decrease naturally as men age, but hormone replacement therapy for 'Low T' has become a hot topic for men who wish to offset some of the common side effects of andropause. However, hormonal supplements may increase health risks.

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  • Alzheimer’s Risk in Women May Fall With Timely Hormone Therapy

    Hormone replacement therapy may reduce a menopausal woman's risk of developing Alzheimer's disease later on in life. Women who took hormones within five years of the onset of menopause experienced the greatest cognitive benefits.

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  • Andropause: A Taboo Topic for Many Men

    As men age, hormone production and bioavailability decrease, resulting in a number of different mental and physical changes. A mental health counselor examines the causes and effects of these changes and the controversy surrounding the male aging process.

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  • Treating Menopausal Depression: What Works and What Doesn’t

    Menopausal depression is a common problem for aging women. There are a number of effective options out there for treatment for both menopausal symptoms in general and depression more specifically.

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