October 16, 2003

Hormone Replacement Therapy

For years the medical field considered hormone replacement therapy to be the fountain of youth for women. But recent studies from the National Institute of Health suggest the risks may outweigh the benefits.

Joan Cartan-Hansen will talk with guests about the confusion created by the studies and the alternatives available today. They will also discuss the seldom talked about effects of low hormone levels in aging men. Experts say male hormone replacement therapy helps prevent osteoporosis, low libido and depression.