Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) uses female hormones – estrogen and progesterone – to treat common symptoms of menopause and aging. Doctors can prescribe it during or after menopause.
After your period stops, your hormone levels fall, causing uncomfortable symptoms such as hot flashes and vaginal dryness. . HRT replaces hormones your body no longer makes. It’s the most effective treatment for menopause symptoms. HRT may also protect against osteoporosis.