What is the role of menopausal hormone replacement therapy (HRT) in the prevention of vasomotor symptoms?

Updated: Sep 13, 2021
  • Author: Nicole K Banks, MD; Chief Editor: Richard Scott Lucidi, MD, FACOG  more...
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The main indication for HT is relief of the most common symptoms of menopause, namely hot flushes, sweating, and palpitations. The effectiveness of this treatment was proven in placebo-controlled randomized studies. [9]


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