Wen Shen, M.D., M.P.H.
Wen Shen, M.D., M.P.H., is an assistant professor of gynecology and obstetrics and Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore.
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Many women who opt for custom-compounded bioidentical hormone replacement therapy do so because they believe it’s a natural and safe option. Doctors disagree.
A reanalysis of the data shows it can help women in certain cases. Here’s the latest research.
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If you’re in a high-risk category or are apprehensive about the risks of hormone replacement therapy to treat menopause symptoms, there are other options available.
Hormone replacement therapy comes in several forms, including pill, skin patch, gel, cream, lotion, vaginal ring, or spray. Each has its own risks and benefits.