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Therapy Area: Menopause

HRT Myths Uncovered

This resource uncovers the myths around Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT).

Many of the things said about HRT have not been true. The PCWHF sets out what the science really says.

Includes myths around:

  • HRT and breast cancer
  • The vascular risk of HRT
  • HRT and blood clots
  • HRT and weight gain
  • The safety of HRT versus natural methods

Funded and supported by Meda Pharmaceuticals. Developed by Primary Care Women’s Health Forum (PCWHF). Please note Meda has had no involvement in the content of this graphic, but reviewed for factual accuracy

Reviewed by Dr Silvia Moens-Lecumberri: June 2023. The next review is due in June 2026.

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