Women's health

An update on hormone therapy for menopause

KAREN MAGRAITH, Bronwyn Stuckey



Menopausal hormone therapy (MHT) is an effective treatment that can be offered to most women with menopausal symptoms, following an appropriate assessment and using a shared decision-making process. Recent guidelines from the International Menopause Society recommend there is no need for a mandatory limit to the duration of MHT.