Estrogen: Benefits and Risks




Dr. Michelle Starke, Obstetrician and Gynecologist with Baptist Health South Florida, advises educating the patient on the pros and cons of estrogen, because there are numerous systemic benefits for women using estrogen.
She describes estrogen improves blood flow to the brain, the patient is going to have less word finding issues, less memory lapses, it’s been shown to reduce the incidence of macular degeneration and glaucoma, reduces the incidence of tooth loss, among others.

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