Author(s): Alina Warenik-Szymankiewicz, Rados?aw S?opie?
In the article, the current recommendations for hormonal therapy in climacteric period were described. Criteria for introducing the therapy, indications and contraindications, dosage regiments and administration routes were underlined. Thromboembolic complications and breast cancer risk issues were also carefully discussed. In case of hormonal contraception estrogenprogestagen pills advantages and disadvantages as well as problems with mini pills or levonorgestrel releasing IUDs were presented.