Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is a good choice to alleviate menopausal symptoms.
HRT is designed to synthetically raise our estrogen and/or progesterone levels. During our reproductive years, estrogen causes the tissues in our female organs to rapidly divide in preparation for pregnancy. During our menopausal years, this rapid division may result in breast, ovarian, and uterine cancer. These synthetic hormones have also been shown to increase the risk of heart disease, stroke, and blood clots. Synthetic estrogen (Premarin), derived from the urine of pregnant horses, is not easily recognized by the human body.