Roughly four percent of women in the United States use estrogen daily, and I’m one of them.
I've used it since my hysterectomy 15 years ago. My gynecologist and I agreed that, due to my early menopause, it was essential for me to live my best life.
Estrogen therapy is a popular form of hormone replacement therapy (HRT). In a nutshell, it supplements hormones that are lost during menopause.
The use of oral estrogen was associated with a 14% higher risk of having high blood pressure.