Navigation Links
Understanding The Risks Of Hormone Therapy

Women who take hormone therapy that combines estrogen with progestin have double the risk for venous thrombosis ( VT ), a type of blood clot,// according to a recent study.

VT affects one to two people in every 1,000. Risk for VT increases with age and is higher in men, blacks and obese individuals. Postmenopausal hormone therapy is associated with a two- to three-fold increased risk of VT.

Researchers studied 16,608 postmenopausal women between ages 50 and 79 years. Participants were randomly assigned to an estrogen drug combination or a placebo. VT occurred in 167 women taking estrogen plus progestin but in only 76 taking placebo. The risk for VT was more than four-times greater in women in their 60s than 50s and more than seven-times greater for women in their 70s. Obese women had a nearly six-times greater risk for VT than normal-weight women.

Researchers say, based on their projections for 10 years for 1,000 women taking estrogen plus progestin, the estimated excess number of events is 18 for VT, six for coronary heart disease, eight for invasive breast cancer, and eight for stroke. Thus researchers say their findings may be important for the use of postmenopausal hormone therapy in the treatment of menopausal symptoms among younger postmenopausal women.
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Understanding The Predictors Of Prostate Cancer
2. Understanding Restless Legs Syndrome
3. Understanding Lung Cancer Metastasis
4. Understanding The Link Between Hormone Replacement and Respiratory Disease
5. Understanding The Link Between Metabolic Syndrome And Drinking Patterns
6. A Better Understanding Of The Brain Network
7. Understanding The Predictor’s Of Alzheimer’s Diseae
8. Understanding The Harmful Effects Of Radiation Exposure
9. Understanding The Origin Of Tumors
10. Understanding Insulin Resistance
11. Understanding The Link Between Phobias And Fatal Heart Disease
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:8/14/2019)... ... , ... In a recent Trivedi Effect workshop, Master Dahryn Trivedi spoke about ... “Doubt can obliterate your old beliefs,” said Master Dahryn. “Doubt helps you look at ... understanding and your awareness. Trust that the Divine has put you here for a ...
(Date:8/14/2019)... ... 2019 , ... While it is commonly understood that good nutrition promotes general ... help them manage and, in some cases, reverse certain medical conditions, according to health ... U.S. adults are trying to manage a health or medical condition by making healthy ...
(Date:8/12/2019)... (PRWEB) , ... August 12, 2019 , ... Eco ... Boulevard #315 in Pembroke Pines, Florida 33027. For over 25 years, Eco Pump Services ... and septic tank pumping services . Eco Pump’s steady five-star ratings and ...
(Date:8/12/2019)... GILBERT, Ariz. (PRWEB) , ... August 12, 2019 , ... ... that will not only nourish their families but also help feed children in need. ... Global Celebration 2019 event in Nashville, Tennessee. The global health and wellness company ...
(Date:8/12/2019)... ... August 12, 2019 , ... Injured veterans from ... received through the 4th annual Lockton Warfighter Sports Charity Challenge being held on ... , Participating in the event again this year will be fifty wounded warfighters ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:8/12/2019)... ... August 12, 2019 , ... Intalere, the healthcare industry leader in delivering optimal ... in the Innovator of The Year - Health IT category of the Pittsburgh Technology ... the Pittsburgh Technology Center as a healthcare IT innovator in the Pittsburgh area,” said ...
(Date:8/10/2019)... ... August 10, 2019 , ... Thumb sucking is natural for ... to 4 years of age, but past that the habit can contribute to dental ... to help parents know when to intervene and help their child stop the habit. ...
(Date:8/9/2019)... ... August 09, 2019 , ... Dr. Austin Cope ... a bachelor’s degree in biology from Dixie State University in St. George, Utah. He ... a doctor of medicine from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. He completed an ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: