Hormone Replacement Therapy
Women starting in their 60s, who have never taken estrogen replacement, are more likely to develop osteoporosis, affirms Dr. Michelle Starke, Obstetrician and Gynecologist with Baptist Health South Florida.
She affirms she explains to the patient the pros and cons of taking a estrogen and hormone replacement therapy.
The specialist refers to a WHI study made in 2002 about it and says she observe things like bone health, heart disease, breast cancer, uterine cancer, colon cancer and death.
She concludes, the WHI study does have some benefits that patients need to be aware of.