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10 Things to Know About Hormone Replacement Therapy

1. Why You Might Want Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT)

Sweat in the middle of the night, painful sexual intercourse, mood swings, and anxiety—these are all common symptoms of menopause you may experience as your body stops producing female hormones. Taking replacement hormones is one way to manage them. First, though, you and your doctor should discuss the facts and weigh the risks and benefits so you can decide what’s best for you.

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