thirty first February 2017
Hormone Substitute Remedy (HRT) has been credited with serving to girls handle a variety of menopause-related points, together with scorching flushes, coronary heart well being and bone density, and now new analysis suggests HRT could possibly be used to scale back gum illness and stop tooth loss.
The research, which evaluated practically 500 girls between the ages of fifty and 87, found charges of gum illness have 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 girls at increased danger of a number of well being points, together with gum illness, on account of a lower in oestrogen ranges.
Gum illness is the main reason behind tooth loss whereas earlier research have additionally advised multiple in 4 (28%) post-menopausal girls are prone to undergo from tooth loss inside 5 years.2
An estimated a million British girls are at present taking HRT, nonetheless, the NHS has claimed that many extra could possibly be undergo…