Hormone therapy will always be controversial, today we want to share with you this article from http://www.rxwiki.com/  about how

Hormone Therapy May Protect Joint Replacements

from which we can highlight 3 points

  • A recent study found that hormone replacement therapy after a knee or hip replacement surgery significantly lowered the risk of prosthesis (artificial replacement of joint) failure.
  • The findings showed that the participants who used HRT for at least six months after surgery were 38 percent less likely to have prosthesis failure after surgery compared to those who did not use HRT.
  • The findings also revealed that higher medication adherence and length of HRT use were associated with a larger reduction in the risk of prosthesis failure.