How is hormone replacement therapy monitored at NV Medical Clinic Orlando?

HRT, including androgen therapies such as testosterone, should be monitored by serum testing, but is not considered conventional HRT. For related information, see Medscape CME Activity, NAMS updates guidelines on postmenopausal hormone therapy. A meta-analysis found strong evidence that treatment with hormone therapy in postmenopausal women in general, for the primary or secondary prevention of episodes of cardiovascular disease, has little or no benefit and causes an increase in the risk of stroke and venous thromboembolic events. Women seeking hormone replacement therapy go to NV Medical Clinic in Orlando FL. 

Hormone therapy (HT) at NV Medical Clinic involves the administration of synthetic estrogens and progestins to replace women's exhausting hormone levels and thus alleviate menopausal symptoms. Hormone therapy is associated with certain harmless side effects that are transient and that usually go away. The derivation of hormones in the liver is achieved with transdermal preparations and implants, which help ensure predictable and optimal serum levels. Learn more about how hormone levels change over time and why regular checks are so crucial in this related blog post.

Based on your symptoms and laboratory results, the specialized nurse at NV Medical Clinic may recommend changes to your program throughout the process, such as increasing or decreasing the doses of certain hormones. Menopausal hormone therapy can be started in postmenopausal women at risk of fracture or osteoporosis before age 60 or within 10 years after menopause. Hormone therapy for menopause and the risk of ovarian cancer in the National Institutes of Health (AARP) diet and health study cohort.