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Estrogen Replacement Therapy (ERT)

  • By: John Walsh
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Estrogen is a group of hormones present in women that regulate sexual characteristics, including growth, maturation, and reproduction. Estrogen production declines during menopause, when the body moves into a stage in which pregnancy and childbirth are no longer possible, ...

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