IMS: HRT in the early menopause


This document is adapted from the IMS Statement about HRT in the early menopause. For the full statement, including references and levels of evidence please see the IMS website:


International Menopause Society:  HRT in the early menopause



Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) remains the first-line and most effective treatment for menopausal symptoms.

Quality of Life and Menopause
HRT, coronary heart disease, stroke and thromboembolism

This edited version of the IMS statement has been provided by the Australasian Menopause Society. For more information about menopause and HRT see the AMS website  


Content updated 16 March 2009