The Estonian Postmenopausal Hormone Therapy (EPHT) trial, was recently conducted by Research Professor Elina Hemminki and his team ( The researchers of National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health ). The study has found that hormone therapy (for women who have reached menopause age) has no effect of improving quality of life, in women.

Study findings Estonian Postmenopausal Hormone Therapy
a. Hormone therapy does not improve women's quality of life.
b. The beneficial effects have been experienced by women who experienced hot flashes and night-time sweating.
c. Women receiving hormone therapy showed little cardiovascular disease, cerebral circulatory disease and cancer.
d. Hormone therapy recipients had less fractures, but there was no differences in depression, sleep disorder, dizziness, fatigue or bloating.
e. No differences in the number of gynecological or breast surgeries, bone density measurement or mammography, was recorded, between the group receiving hormonal therapy and other control group.

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