Hormone replacement therapy in the geriatric patient: current state of the evidence and questions for the future.

By Erika Schwartz, Kent Holtorf


This article presents an up-to-date review of the literature on hormone augmentation in the elderly to help primary care physicians better evaluate and utilize hormone replacement and optimization strategies to benefit their patients. The scientific literature suggests that hormone supplementation with estrogen, progesterone, testosterone, growth hormone, and thyroid hormone has the potential to improve quality of life and to prevent, or reverse, the many symptoms and conditions associated with aging,... (Read Full Article)


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