Recommendation ID

Effects of HRT on dementia risk:- What are the effects of early HRT use on the risk of dementia?

Any explanatory notes
(if applicable)

Why this is important:- Concern about the prospect of dementia in older age is increasing and any beneficial effect on the future risk of dementia will be important to women who are considering using HRT. There is a need for good-quality observational studies controlling for the effect of important confounders on how early HRT use affects dementia risk in women with early natural menopause, including women with premature ovarian insufficiency.

Source guidance details

Comes from guidance
Menopause: diagnosis and management
Date issued
November 2015

Other details

Is this a recommendation for the use of a technology only in the context of research? No  
Is it a recommendation that suggests collection of data or the establishment of a register?   No  
Last Reviewed 30/11/2015