Search for dissertations about: "hormone replacement therapy HRT"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 30 swedish dissertations containing the words hormone replacement therapy HRT.

  1. 1. Hormone replacement therapy benefits and adverse effects

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå university

    Author : Inga-Stina Ödmark; Umeå universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; hormone replacement therapy HRT ; bleeding pattern; progestogen; wellbeing; side effects; lipoprotein a ; MEDICINE Surgery Obstetrics and women s diseases Obstetrics and gynaecology; MEDICIN Kirurgi Obstetrik och kvinnosjukdomar 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

    University dissertation from Göteborg

    Author : Helena Forsblad d'Elia; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2003]
    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

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Inger Björn; Umeå universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : 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

    University dissertation from KFS AB

    Author : Cairu Li; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2003]
    Keywords : 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 : Popular Abstract in Swedish Klimakteriet är normalt en fysiologisk period som alla kvinnor upplever mitt i livet. Klimakteriet är inte en sjukdom eller sjukdomstillstånd utan en övergång ifrån en fertil period till en icke reproduktiv period och utgör för många kvinnor en milstolpe i livet. READ MORE

  5. 5. Women's Health and Drug Utilization

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Annika Bardel; Uppsala universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; women s health; epidemiology; drug utilisation; adherence; symptom prevalence; HRT; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Family medicine; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden 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