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    women’s hormone careMany menopausal women turn to women’s hormone care to help them feel better. This treatment can help relieve common symptoms like hot flashes, mood changes, and sleep problems. However, there is a lot of misinformation out there about women’s hormone care. A quick internet search can leave you feeling confused about hormone replacement treatment. Read on to discover common myths and the realities about hormone replacement for menopause treatment.

    Myth 1: Women’s Hormone Care Can Delay Menopause 

    A common misconception about women’s hormone care is that it can delay menopause. However, this is not the case. Hormone replacement treatment isn’t a “cure” for menopause, and it can’t stop or delay this natural progression. Estrogen replacement is used to help treat unwanted symptoms of menopause to help you feel better. Some women experience life altering symptoms like depression, mood swings, and headaches that cause them to feel awful. Hormone replacement therapy is used to help with these effects.

    Myth 2: You Don’t Need Help for Menopause

    Menopause is not a disease. It is a natural stage in your life. However, that doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t seek medical help for your symptoms. Many women feel that because menopause is natural, they shouldn’t ask for menopause treatment for their symptoms or that they have to suffer through them. However, if you feel unwell, it can be difficult to enjoy life.

    For this reason, you should speak to your doctor about your symptoms if they are interfering with your lifestyle. Hormone replacement treatment may help your symptoms so that you can feel good and have fun again. We can help you find individualized solutions to help you feel better. Hormone replacement treatment can help soothe your symptoms and get you feeling well again. The bottom line is, if menopause is affecting your well-being, you don’t need to suffer through it. Our medical professionals want to help you feel your best.

    Myth 3: Using Hormone Replacement Treatment Means You Will Get Cancer

    Additionally, many people have been misinformed about the risks of women’s hormone care. Some believe that using hormone replacement treatment means that you will get cancer. However, this isn’t necessarily true. Some scientific studies show a slightly higher risk, while others show no additional risk at all. The studies which do link hormone replacement treatment and breast cancer show that the risk may be increased on a small scale, similar to factors like drinking two glasses of wine a day or being overweight. This possibility should be weighed against the benefits of hormone replacement therapy to determine if it is right for you, just like any other medication or procedure.

    To truly get a good idea about whether hormone replacement treatment can help you during menopause, you should speak to a doctor. Physicians are the best resource for information about hormone replacement therapy and can help you sort through the misinformation about women’s hormone care. At the end of the day, we want to help you feel better and provide you with the care you need. Therefore, if you are dealing with undesirable menopause symptoms, speak with your doctor to find a personalized menopause treatment plan.

    A physician at HerKare can help you create a menopause treatment plan that fits your lifestyle and will help you feel better. Our professionals will listen to you to help you determine if hormone replacement treatment is a good option for you, discuss all of your concerns, and work with you to find solutions for your health and happiness.


    It is with heavy hearts that we announce that Dr. Sridevi Panchamukhi will be discontinuing her affiliation with HerKare. Dr. Panchamoukhi’s last day with HerKare was Monday, March 27, 2023. As a patient you may obtain copies of your medical records or arrange transfer of your medical records to another physician. HerKare Physician Group, PLLC will continue to maintain your medical records. You may reach out to to obtain copies of your records. We wish Dr. Panchamoukhi the very best.