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Taking HRT pills to cope with the menopause 'DOUBLES the risk of suffering dangerous blood clots'

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A study involving 80,000 women showed those who took hormone replacement therapy pills were at risk of pulmonary embolism or deep vein thrombosis - devastating conditions which can require the amputation of a leg or can even kill.
 
Researchers from the University of Nottingham found the risk was only increased for women using HRT in tablet form - with patches, gels or creams carrying no additional chance of a clot.
 
Taking HRT pills to cope with the menopause doubles the risk of suffering dangerous blood clots, research suggests.
 
 
 
 
Source: Dailymail