A major trial of HRT was stopped because researchers found that the combination HRT that was being used by most of the women was found to increase the risk of breast cancer (26%), heart attack (29%) and stoke (41%).
Researchers have suggested that those women who suffered from menopausal symptoms there was an increase in quality of life when taking HRT. Those that did not have menopausal symptoms showed no quality of life improvements when taking HRT.
Menoring is vaginal ring which contains 50ug of estradiol every 24 hours which is absorbed from the vagina into the blood stream to give similar blood oestrogen levels as those obtained using a patch.
HRT seems to be worse for older women over the age of 62.
According to the International Menopause Society, the two biggest studies into the effects of HRT that took place in 2002 and 2003 were deeply flawed and had caused a massive knee jerk reaction which has lead to millions of women…