Menopause not a disease

And treating as if it were results in charging lots of money for pouring essentially useless hormone medications into bodies that are basically behaving exactly as they are meant to do, according to this report in the Archives of Internal Medicine.

Well, that might be oversimplifying it a tiny bit–but not much. This multi-year study concluded that there’s no basis for saying that estrogen therapy for menopausal women had any significant improvement on quality of life.

I am perhaps a bit old-fashioned in thinking that we are never going to find the fountain of youth and that we do more harm than good by treating nature as if it were mistaken.