Premarin Linked to Blood Clot Risk in Women

Tuesday, October 8th, 2013

A recent study suggests that there may be a link between premarin and higher risk of blood clots in patients undergoing menopause treatment. Premarin is a medication with conjugated equine estrogens and the study showed that women who take it have two times the risk of blood clot in veins than women who take estradiol. […]

Low Dosage Levels Safer in Hormone Therapies

Monday, September 30th, 2013

Menopausal symptoms, like hot flashes, are often treated with hormone replacement therapy. However, many of these therapies may adversely affect the heart and general health of the patient. A 2002 study done by the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) showed a link between hormone replacement therapy and increased risk of stroke and heart disease. New research, […]