Hormone replacement therapy

[menopause] Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) in menopause is medical treatment in surgically menopausal, perimenopausal and postmenopausal women. Its goal is to mitigate discomfort caused by diminished circulating estrogen and progesterone hormones in menopause. Combination HRT is often recommended as it decreases the amount of endometrial...
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hormone replacement therapy

[n] - hormones (estrogen and progestin) are given to postmenopausal women
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Hormone replacement therapy

(hormone replacement therapies - HRT) Treatment with sex hormones to replace those no longer being produced. Women may take oestrogen alone, or more usually, oestrogen and progesterone after after natural or early menopause. Men may take testosterone after having both testicles removed during cancer treatment. HRT should not be taken by people wi...
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Hormone replacement therapy

the use of natural or artificial hormones to treat hormone deficiencies
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Hormone replacement therapy

Hormone replacement therapy or HRT involves giving hormones to women when the menopause starts, to replace those that the body no longer produces.
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hormone replacement therapy

In females, treatment with sex hormones for a number for reasons, including menopause, partial or full hysterectomy, or amenorrhoea.In women, treatment with sex hormones is indicated for a number of reasons, including menopause, partial or full hysterectomy, or amenorrhoea. After menopause, conjugated oestrogens, estradiol, or estrone sulfate are g...
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hormone replacement therapy

hormone-replacement therapy noun hormones (estrogen and progestin) are given to postmenopausal women; believed to protect them from heart disease and osteoporosis
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hormone replacement therapy

the administration of hormones to correct a deficiency, such as estrogen replacement therapy after menopause.
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hormone replacement therapy

(from the article `Health and Disease`) ...is dependent on the hormone estrogen for its growth. The researchers believed that the drops in that one-year period could be attributed to the ...
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Hormone replacement therapy

Hormone replacement therapy refers to any form of hormone therapy wherein the patient, in the course of medical treatment, receives hormones, either to supplement a lack of naturally occurring hormones, or to substitute other hormones for naturally occurring hormones. Common forms of hormone replacement therapy include: == Rodent studies for HRT =...
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Hormone replacement therapy

[male-to-female] Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) for transgender and transsexual people changes the balance of sex hormones in their bodies. Some intersex people also receive HRT, either starting in childhood to confirm the sex to which they were assigned, or later, if this assignment has proven to be incorrect. Its purpose is to cause th...
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Hormone replacement therapy

[female-to-male] Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) for transgender and transsexual individuals introduces hormones associated with the gender that the patient identifies with (notably testosterone for trans men and estrogen for trans women). Some intersex people also receive HRT, either starting in childhood to confirm the gender they were ...
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hormone replacement therapy

(HRT) Use of the female hormones estrogen and progesterone to relieve symptoms in women who are either menopausal or have had both ovaries removed. Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is effective against hot flushes, vaginal dryness, and the mood changes associated with the menop...
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Hormone Replacement Therapy

The use of the female hormone, estrogen, to replace the hormone that the body no longer produces naturally after medical or surgical menopause. It is given in pill or patch form to relieve symptoms of menopause and to help protect women against osteoporosis and heart disease. Synonym(s): Estrogen Replacement Therapy
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hormone replacement therapy

(HRT) Type: Term Synonyms: estrogen replacement therapy
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hormone replacement therapy

Hormones (estrogen, progesterone, or both) given to women after menopause to replace the hormones no longer produced by the ovaries. Also called HRT and menopausal hormone therapy.
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Hormone replacement therapy

[transgender] Hormone replacement therapy for transgender or gender variant individuals, also sometimes called cross-sex hormone therapy, is a form of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) in which sex hormones (namely androgens for trans men and estrogens for trans women) are administered for the purpose of bringing one`s secondary sexual char...
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Hormone replacement therapy

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