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Tag Archives : Estrogen

Menopause and Urogenital Health

The most common urogenital symptom associated with menopause is dryness, followed by irritation or itching, discharge, and dysuria (burning with urination). These symptoms are the result of vulvovaginal atrophy that occurs with the absence of estrogen. We know that estrogens play a key role in maintaining vaginal health. Not only do they assist with lubrication, but some […]

Hormone Replacement Therapy & Osteoporosis

Bone is living tissue that is constantly being broken down and replaced. Osteoporosis occurs when the creation of new bone doesn’t keep up with the removal of old bone and the loss of bone mass causes the bones to become porous and fragile. The amount of bone tissue in the skeleton, known as bone mass […]