New FAQs About Hormone Replacement Therapy and A-Fib
Thanks to Mary LaPorte for this question: “Do you have information about Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) and if it might help or hinder my atrial fibrillation?”
One would expect that, if properly administered, HRT would have good effects like decreasing menopause symptoms, improving bone density, improving cardiovascular health, etc. HRT might reduce the risk of A-Fib by improving a woman’s overall health.
But research on this topic isn’t all that clear. I found two contradictory studies…Read the rest of Steve’s answer here.
NOTE: I am way out of my comfort zone discussing womens’ health and HRT and would welcome comments from anyone with insights about this topic. Email me.