Effects of the menopause can be treated with hormone replacement therapy. Photo: Alamy

Menopause, hormones and HRT: everything you need to know, and why most women should have the therapy

Hormone replacement therapy has been used to treat problems caused by menopause since the 1940s, but it is still contentious. With new formulas and delivery methods, experts say the benefits far outweigh the risks

Topic |   Health and wellness

TOP PICKS

Effects of the menopause can be treated with hormone replacement therapy. Photo: Alamy
READ FULL ARTICLE
Anthea Rowan

Anthea Rowan

Anthea Rowan has written for papers and magazines on almost every continent and on a huge variety of subjects, from travel in Africa to mental illness in the States to education in Europe. Her work has appeared in The Times in London, the Washington Post in America and regularly at the South China Morning Post.