Experts recommend alternative therapies to replace hormone replacement
Posted Oct 04 2009 11:11pm
WebMD details several natural alternatives to hormone replacement therapy for women seeking other cures, and some natural remedies include soy, red clover and flaxseed.
Protection against uterine cancer vs. the risk of breast cancer. The decision to take estrogen and progesterone supplements can be daunting. In the world of women's health, it could be the decision of decisions: Should I take hormone replacement therapy? The considerations can be so deep, and the scientific debates so confusing, many women are turning to herbal and food supplements, hoping they will calm the symptoms of menopause while staving off heart disease and osteoporosis.
Though the science is still young, research offers some encouragement for women seeking non-pharmaceutical ways to cut down on mood swings and hot flashes.