U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


Hormone Replacement Therapy

Menopause: Questions for the Doctor

These questions can help you start a conversation with your doctor about ways to stay healthy during menopause.

Review Date: April 18, 2012

National Health Information Center - NHIC
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Early Menopause Guidebook: Consumer Information

Find information on early menopause that occurs to women naturally or through medical means. Learn about symptoms, impact on body and health, hormone therapy, and lifestyle changes to achieve optimal health.

Review Date: October 30, 2014

North American Menopause Society

Estrogen and Progestin Dilemma: New Advice, Labeling Guidelines

The Food and Drug Administration is giving important new safety advice to postmenopausal women and their health-care providers concerning drug products that contain estrogen.

Review Date: March 01, 2011

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Frequently Asked Questions About Hormone Therapy

Learn about the risks of hormone therapy and other alternatives available to treat menopause symptoms.

Review Date: April 03, 2014

American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

Hormone Replacement Therapy for the Prevention of Chronic Conditions in Postmenopausal Women

Find research and recommendations provided by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) against the routine use of estrogen and progestin for the prevention of chronic conditions in postmenopausal women.

Review Date: February 15, 2011

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Hormones and Menopause

Learn the benefits and risks of menopausal hormone therapy and the importance of discussing your medical history and questions about hormone replacement therapy with your doctor.

Review Date: March 01, 2011

NIH National Institute on Aging Information Center

Hot Flashes

This fact sheet discusses hormone therapy to treat hot flashes and alternative treatments to hormones.

Review Date: February 19, 2013

National Women's Health Network

Menopausal Hormone Use and Cancer: Questions and Answers

This document discusses the benefits and risks of taking menopausal hormones.

Review Date: March 01, 2011

NIH National Cancer Institute

Menopause and Hormones

The FDA offers answers to common questions about menopause and the use of hormones to treat symptoms of menopause.

Review Date: March 17, 2011

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Menopause Flashes® E-Newsletter

This free monthly newsletter for consumers offers information about menopause, perimenopause, early menopause, and the many therapies available to ease symptoms and reduce risk of disease later in life.

Review Date: October 30, 2014

North American Menopause Society

Pituitary Disorders Treatment Options

Learn about hormone replacement therapy, surgery and radiation as treatment options for pituitary disorders.

Review Date: February 25, 2013

Hormone Health Network

Sexual Health & Menopause

This resource is designed to help women and their partners understand how menopause and aging affect sexual health. Learn about therapies and treatments available to support midlife changes and effects on sexuality.

Review Date: May 25, 2011

North American Menopause Society