Search for dissertations about: "hormone replacement therapy HRT"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 31 swedish dissertations containing the words hormone replacement therapy HRT.

  1. 1. Hormone replacement therapy : benefits and adverse effects

    Author : Inga-Stina Ödmark; Mats Hammar; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; hormone replacement therapy HRT ; bleeding pattern; progestogen; wellbeing; side effects; lipoprotein a ; Obstetrics and gynaecology; Obstetrik och gynekologi; obstetrik och gynekologi; Obstetrics and Gynaecology;

    Abstract : Background: Numerous studies have shown that estrogen replacement therapy (ERT) is an effective treatment for vasomotor symptoms, insomnia and vaginal dryness. Beneficial effects have also been shown on lipid patterns and on the incidence of osteoporotic fractures. READ MORE

  2. 2. Hormone replacement therapy in rheumatoid arthritis

    Author : Helena Forsblad d'Elia; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Rheumatoid arthritis; randomised controlled trials; hormone replacement therapy; estrogen; osteoporosis; bone mineral density; bone remodelling; cartilage remodelling; cytokines; insulin-like growth factor 1;

    Abstract : Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is 2-3 times more frequent in women as compared to men. The peak incidence in women coincides with the years around the menopause and the course of RA is also influenced by events associated with hormonal alterations. READ MORE

  3. 3. Hormone replacement therapy and effects on mood

    Author : Inger Björn; Inger Sundström-Poromaa; Torbjörn Bäckström; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; adverse effects; estradiol; hormone replacement therapy HRT ; mood; negative side effects; progestins;

    Abstract : Background: During the past 5 decades, hormone replacement therapy (HRT) has been used, and appreciated for its beneficial effects, by millions of women in their menopause. As treatment for climacteric symptoms, estrogen is outstanding, and effects on hot flushes, vaginal dryness, and insomnia have been widely documented. READ MORE

  4. 4. Factors of impotance for women's health at midlife with special emphasis on effect by sex steroids

    Author : Cairu Li; Kardiovaskulär forskning - epidemiologi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; andrologi; reproduktion; reproduction; sexuality; Obstetrik; gynekologi; sexualitet; andrology; gynaecology; Obstetrics; lipids; carbohydrate metabolism; norethisterone acetate; estradiol; HRT; symptomatology; Menopause; midlife women;

    Abstract : Menopause is not a disease, but may bring about a wide range of health complaints and increase some risks of illnesses. The aim of this study was to evaluate the general health status and influences of background factors on symptomatology among a cohort of Swedish women aged 50-64 years, with specific emphasis on the effects of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) by investigating a profile of HRT use, long-term effects of HRT by different tapes and routes of administration as well as clinical and metabolic changes by use of low dose HRT. READ MORE

  5. 5. Women's Health and Drug Utilization

    Author : Annika Bardel; Mari-Ann Wallander; Kurt Svärdsudd; Birgitta Hovelius; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; women s health; epidemiology; drug utilisation; adherence; symptom prevalence; HRT; Family medicine; Allmänmedicin;

    Abstract : Objectives. To study medication utilization and adherence to prescribed therapy in a female population in central Sweden. To study usage of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) in this population and to assess how HRT users compare to non-users regarding symptom reporting, general health and other variables. READ MORE