Search Resources (English): Hormone therapy

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Menopause & hormone therapy

Provides information and recent research findings on menopause, hormone therapy, and alternatives. Includes listings of organizations and publications. Provides suggestions on how to communicate with your health provider.

Published: 2003
Pros and cons of hormone therapy: making an informed decision  
www.womenshealthclinic.org/resources/hrt/index.html

Offers a guide to help women make informed decisions about hormone therapy. Provides information about the risks and benefits.

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Published: 2000, 2002, 2004
Herbs & phytoestrogens  
http://www.nwhn.org/publications/fact_details.php?fid=11
Gives a brief overview of the National Women's Health Network's perspective on two types of alternative products promoted for women at menopause: herbs and phytoestrogens. (See Details)
Hormone therapy & breast cancer  
http://www.nwhn.org/publications/fact_details.php?fid=15
Discusses the announcement the National Institute of Health made that one form of hormone replacement therapy (HRT), Prempro, had been found to cause breast cancer in previously healthy women. (See Details)
Hormone therapy & osteoporosis  
http://www.nwhn.org/publications/fact_details.php?fid=16
Examines how companies that make osteoporosis drugs and bone mineral density (BMD) testing equipment have drawn public attention to the problem of bone loss and fracture in older women. (See Details)
Endocrine therapy for transgender adults in British Columbia: suggested guidelines  
http://www.vch.ca/transhealth/resources/library/tcpdocs/guidelines-endocrine.pdf
Provides protocols and guidelines to assist endocrinologists, family physicians, and nurse practitioners whose patients may ask for feminizing/masculinizing medication. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Hormones: a guide to FTMs  
http://www.vch.ca/transhealth/resources/library/tcpdocs/consumer/hormones-FTM.pdf
Provides information for people in the female-to-male (FTM) spectrum who are considering taking testosterone. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Hormones: a guide to MTFs  
http://www.vch.ca/transhealth/resources/library/tcpdocs/consumer/hormones-MTF.pdf
Provides information for people in the male-to-female (MTF) spectrum who are considering taking hormones. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Menopause and heart disease  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/40802
Discusses the relationship between menopause and heart disease. Highlights current guidelines about using hormone therapy and the risks for heart disease. (See Details)
Published: 2003-2005
Getting hormones  
http://www.vch.ca/transhealth/resources/library/tcpdocs/consumer/getting_hormones.pdf
Provides information for trans people who have already decided they want to take hormones, and are looking for information about how to get started. (See Details)
Published: 2006