Came across this intriguing 2017 piece from BBC News and it really piqued our interest. It’s titled Kristy Wark: ‘Let’s Talk About The Menopause’.
It shares some interesting points. Here’s one that was proved thought-provoking:
The current understanding is that if women take oestrogen only – which is taken if the woman has had her womb removed, had a hysterectomy – then there seems to be very little increased risk of being diagnosed with breast cancer.
If women take HRT, which is oestrogen and progestogen – which is added to protect the lining of the womb – for more than five years after the age of 50 there is a possibility that there is an increased risk of being diagnosed with breast cancer.
If you want more, give the full article a quick read at the website linked below…