oa South African Family Practice - Hot flushes and hormone therapy (HT) : review article



Extracted from text ... Hot flushes and Hormone Therapy (HT) Guidozzi F, MBBCh, FCOG, MROCOG Head of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Faculty of Health Science Wits Medical School Correspondence: guidozzif@medicine.wits.ac.za (SA Fam Pract 2005;47(5): 30-32) Question 1: "Will hot flushes go away if I do not take HT?" The menopausal transition stage, which marks the beginning of the perimenopause, the phase in a female's life associated with clinical changes that signal the end of reproductive capabilities, is divided into early and late phases. Women in the early phase often have shortened menstrual cycles, typically defined as a variation of more than 7 ..


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