What is the goal of menopausal hormone replacement therapy (HRT)?

Updated: Sep 13, 2021
  • Author: Nicole K Banks, MD; Chief Editor: Richard Scott Lucidi, MD, FACOG  more...
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Hormone therapy (HT) is treatment with prescription hormonal medications—namely, estrogen alone or estrogen in combination with progestogen—to restore a woman's declining hormone levels.


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