Contents: Hormone therapy in menopause is at risk of uterine cancer

Jakarta (ANTARA) – A gynecologist from the Hayandra Clinic, Dr. Anggara Mahardika SpOG, said that hormone therapy in women who experience menopause has a risk of increasing the occurrence of uterine cancer.

“It should be remembered that although giving hormone therapy has the advantage of suppressing menopausal symptoms and reducing the risk of osteoporosis, there is also an increased risk of developing uterine cancer and colon cancer,” Anggara said in a webinar in Jakarta, Sunday.

He explained, to suppress menopause symptoms, a comprehensive examination is needed so that it helps women at menopause to get the best therapy.

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He explained that menopause will be experienced by all women. Symptoms consist of three parts, namely somatic symptoms such as joint pain, vaginal dryness, dyspareunia or pain in intercourse, then vasomotor symptoms such as night sweats and hot flashes, as well as psychological symptoms such as insomnia and mood changes.

He explained that the management for these complaints could be in the form of nonhormonal therapy such as dietary control, supplement intake, and hormone therapy.

Gynecological obstetrician Dr Fernandi Moegni, SpOG (K) said the most common urinary disorders in menopause are repeated urination caused by a lack of the hormone estrogen, and leaky urine when coughing, sneezing and doing activities due to the weakness of the tissue structure of the vaginal wall.

This is overcome by laser therapy combined with specially processed activated PRP (Platelet-Rich Plasma).

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Health expert Dr. Dr. Karina SpBP-RE said that various literatures have shown that cutting-edge cell therapy such as stem cells, stromal vascular fraction (SVF), platelet-rich plasma (PRP) and immune cell therapy (ICT), all of which play an important role for women of age. menopause, can even reduce the risk of osteoporosis and various degenerative diseases.

“Not only that, minimally invasive technologies such as lasers and fat graft or fat transfer combined with cell therapy, either to the face, the hands that begin to wrinkle and even to the intimate area, apparently not only improves appearance but also improves skin contour and tissue elasticity. Why? Because the stem cells carried in the fat will work to repair the tissue where the fat is implanted, ”explained Karina.

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