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(From Business Day (South Africa))
Byline: Marika Sboros
Hearing loss a byproduct of HRT When a woman is deciding whether or not she wants hormone replacement therapy, the prospect of hearing loss is a negative, writes AMANDA GARDNER ADD another item to the list of ailments linked with midlife hormone replacement therapy (HRT): hearing loss.
US scientists have confirmed preliminary findings that postmenopausal women taking progestin as part of HRT experienced greater hearing loss than women taking oestrogen alone or no hormones at all.
When a woman goes to her doctor to decide whether she wants HRT, this should be another negative on the …