thirty first February 2017
Hormone Alternative Remedy (HRT) has been credited with serving to ladies handle a variety of menopause-related points, together with scorching flushes, coronary heart well being and bone density, and now new analysis suggests HRT may very well be used to cut back gum illness and stop tooth loss.
The examine, which evaluated practically 500 ladies between the ages of fifty and 87, found charges of gum illness had been considerably decrease in these receiving HRT, with many seeing a 44% enchancment in gum well being.1
The menopause, which generally strikes within the late 40s and early 50s, leaves ladies at larger danger of a number of well being points, together with gum illness, because of a lower in oestrogen ranges.
Gum illness is the main reason behind tooth loss whereas earlier research have additionally steered a couple of in 4 (28%) post-menopausal ladies are more likely to undergo from tooth loss inside 5 years.2
An estimated a million British ladies are at present taking HRT, nevertheless, the NHS has claimed that many extra may very well be undergo…