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Risk of cardiac and stroke death increases after discontinuing hormone therapy

19:00 EST 7 Nov 2017 | AAAS

(The North American Menopause Society (NAMS)) Hormone therapy (HT) continues to be a hotly debated topic. The benefits of estrogen to the heart, however, appear to be universally accepted. A new study demonstrates that the risk of cardiac and stroke death actually increases in the first year after discontinuation of HT. Study results are published online today in Menopause, the journal of The North American Menopause Society (NAMS).

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