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.

Hormone Replacement Articles

  • 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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  • 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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  • Most people expect to look and feel different as they age, but few know the details behind why their body changes with age, or how a little knowledge can be their greatest asset.

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  • Those test results will tell her how aggressive to be in helping you ward off osteoporosis, which affects half of all women over 50. Click to read Dr. Connolly's full answer.

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