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Stoke and Hormone Replacement for Menopause

by | June 11th, 2010

Low-Dose Transdermal HRT Does Not Appear to Increase Stroke Risk

Low-dose, transdermal hormone replacement therapy (HRT) does not appear to increase the risk for stroke compared with no HRT use, according to a study published June 3 in the BMJ.

In contrast, high-dose transdermal HRT is associated with an increased risk for stroke — a risk that is at least equal to if not higher than the risks associated with oral HRT use.

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