- •Most important factors that predicted whether a woman would start HRT were: living with a partner, weak SOC, BMI under 30 kg/m2 and heavy alcohol use.
- •Women with a good sense of coherence can cope with climacteric symptoms without resorting to hormone replacement therapy.
- •Clinicians need to bear in mind the burden of the menopause on a woman’s personal and working life when hormone replacement therapy is being considered.
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