Women’s Health Initiative Study — HRT and Chronic Health Risks

THE WOMEN’S HEALTH INITIATIVE STUDY AND WHAT IT MEANS TO YOU WHI followed 16,608 healthy women ages 50-70 who took either combined, continuous estrogen and progestin therapy (HRT), estrogen alone (if they have had a hysterectomy), or a placebo. Progestin is used along with estrogen in persons who have not had a hysterectomy to reduce […]