Postmenopausal hormone therapy has no effect on memory
To combat some of these effects, millions of women opt for estrogen treatment.
Estrogen treatment is still the most effective treatment for relieving menopausal hot flashes. It also helps prevent bone loss and may have benefits for heart health if started 5 years or less after menopause.
During a woman’s reproductive years, estradiol is the main type of estrogen to be produced.