Definitions for "Estrogen replacement therapy"
treatment with synthetic estrogen drugs to relieve symptoms of menopause and to help protect women against osteoporosis and heart disease
Estrogen used in the treatment of vasomotor symptoms, prevention of osteoporosis and protection against cardiovascular disease. Often used with women who have had hysterectomies.
A regimen in which only estrogen is supplemented, often prescribed for women after hysterectomies. NOT recommended for women who have a uterus.