Vascular Effects of Estrogenic Menopausal Hormone Therapy

By Ossama M. Reslan and Raouf A. Khalil

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is more common in men and postmenopausal women (Post-MW) than premenopausal women (Pre-MW). Despite recent advances in preventive measures, the incidence of CVD in women has shown a rise that matched the increase in the Post-MW population. The increased incidence of CVD in Post-MW has been related to the decline in estrogen levels, and hence suggested vascular benefits of endogenous estrogen... (Read Full Article)

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