• Perimenopausal hormone therapy may fend off midlife depressive symptoms

    One year ago - By Healio

    PHILADELPHIA - Although hormone therapy has not been shown to decrease established depressive symptoms during menopause, euthymic perimenopausal women may be protected from developing depressive symptoms with transdermal estradiol treatment, according to a presenter at the Annual Meeting of the North American Menopause Society.
    “The risk of developing significant depressive symptoms increases considerably in the menopause transition and early postmenopausal period,” presenter Jennifer L. Gordon, PhD, assistant professor in the department of psychology at the University of
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