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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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Custom-Compounded HRT Dangers

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.

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Risks and Benefits of Hormone Therapy

A reanalysis of the data shows it can help women in certain cases. Here’s the latest research.

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A Fix for Vaginal Dryness?

The symptoms of menopause can bring dryness and even painful sex. Can anything be done?

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Hormone Replacement Therapy Alternatives

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.

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Hormone Replacement Therapy Choices

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.

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Who Can Use Hormone Replacement Therapy?

If you’re struggling with hot flashes, night sweats, and vaginal symptoms, is hormone replacement therapy right for you? Here’s what to know.