Menopause - Glosssary

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Dr. Nithin Jayan
Medically Reviewed by Dr. Nithin Jayan, MBBS, DNB
Last Updated on Jul 13, 2016
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Menopause - Glossary

ERT - Estrogen replacement therapy; the use of estrogen alone for the treatment of menopausal symptoms and the prevention of some long-term effects of Menopause.

HDL - High density lipoprotein cholesterol, the "good" cholesterol thought to have a cleansing effect in the bloodstream.

Hysterectomy - Surgical removal of the uterus.

LDL - Low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, the "bad" cholesterol believed to be linked to fat accumulation in the arteries.

Osteoporosis - A disease in which bones become thin, weak and are easily fractured.

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good material.. would also like to know wat do u exactly mean by hot flashes? wat to do for it?

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