n Cardiovascular Journal of South Africa - Cardiovascular disease and hormone replacement therapy in post-menopausal women : editorial
|Article Title||Cardiovascular disease and hormone replacement therapy in post-menopausal women : editorial|
|© Publisher:||Clinics Cardive Publishing|
|Journal||Cardiovascular Journal of South Africa|
|Publication Date||Mar 2005|
|Pages||76 - 80|
Extracted from text ... 76 CARDIOVASCULAR JOURNAL OF SOUTH AFRICA Vol 16, No. 2, March/April 2005 Cardiovascular disease and hormone replacement therapy in post-menopausal women Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the major cause of morbidity and mortality in post-menopausal women.1, 2 It is the leading cause of death in women in the United States of America and most other developed areas of the world.3 In developing countries, the average woman will be postmenopausal for about a third of her life. Although coronary heart disease (CHD) accounts for the majority of CVD deaths, many women perceive cancer to be the major cause of morbidity and mortality.4, ..
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