Natural therapies preferred over HRT
Women are shunning HRT for menopausal symptoms in favour of unproven herbal supplements, acupuncture and meditation.
Research presented at the American Menopause Society's annual meeting in Philadelphia demonstrates a large degree of scepticism around the safety of HRT despite its proven efficacy.
According to the authors, their study is one of the first to examine women's beliefs and attitudes towards menopause in general and HRT specifically.
Among the many findings, the survey results show that women are significantly less willing