Welcome to the Hormone Therapy Self-Assessment, that you can take to determine if Hormone Therapy (HT) is right for you. HT has been approved to relieve some of the symptoms of menopause, but like any medication, it has benefits as well as risks that should be reviewed with your OB/GYN or health care provider.
For more accurate results, please take a few minutes to review the information provided on this website before taking the assessment. If you are uncertain of an answer, or it doesn't apply, check "Not Sure." This test should take about 5 minutes to complete. When you're finished, you will be able to print out a report* to review with your OB/GYN or healthcare provider.
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To begin, let's review your risks for existing conditions that should be considered before starting HT.Continue
Here is an overview of your Menopause Self Assessment.
Once you are satisfied with your answers, please click "Print" or "Email." Please review and discuss your answers with your health care provider. Ultimately, you and your health care provider can best determine what treatment is right for you.
You reported having the following menopausal symptoms:
You are interested in Hormone Therapy
Chronic Disease Risk Self-Assessment
You indicate that you have x out of x risks for heart disease.
You indicate that you have x out of x risks for stroke/blood clots.
You indicate that you have x out of x risks for breast cancer.
You indicate that you have x out of x risks for osteoporosis.
Your Quality of Life Concerns
Thank you for participating in the Women's Health Research Institute's Menopause Self Assessment.
We hope that this self assessment has provided valuable information to you regarding your menopause status, the severity of your symptoms, and your personal risk assessment of taking hormone therapy to relieve your symptoms. Hormone therapy does improve many symptoms of menopause, but like any medication, it carries risks and benefits that need to be weighed against your own quality of life issues.
There are various combinations, dosages and delivery methods of hormone therapy that may be safer for your particular needs. You should discuss these with your health care provider. There are also alternative and lifestyle interventions that may help you and those are described on this website.
Menopause is an active area of research, so please return regularly to this site for the latest updates. The guidelines and information provided here are subject to change.