Benefits of Estrogen Hormones for Menopausal Women

The results of research published in the Journal Lancet Oncology, stating that women who consume estrogen during menopause have a lower risk of attack breast cancer.
Research shows that women who have got surgical removal of the uterus (hysterectomy), then taking any estrogen hormone pills for six years, have 20 percent lower risk of having breast cancer, rather than those who are not taking any estrogen hormone pills.

“If women experiencing menopausal symptoms seriously and have got a hysterectomy, estrogen is a sensible approach,” said Garnet Anderson, the leader and the main author of the study of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle.

The use of estrogen hormones for women during menopause is also useful to reduce symptoms such as hot flashes, which is an increase of blood flow in blood vessels in the face, neck, chest, and back. These symptoms are usually followed by facial flush and accompanied excess sweat for 30 seconds to 5 minutes.


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