Who Should Not Use Estrogen-Based Therapies to Treat Hot Flashes?

Women with the following conditions should not use estrogen-based therapies:

  • unexplained vaginal bleeding
  • severe active liver disease
  • prior estrogen-sensitive breast or endometrial cancer
  • coronary heart disease (CHD)
  • stroke
  • dementia
  • personal history or inherited high risk of thromboembolic disease (blood clots)
  • porphyria cutanea tarda
  • High triglycerides
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