Hormone Replacement Therapy: Is It Right for You?

Added on Apr 02, 2008 | Filed Under: General News

Menopause expert and Ob/GYN Dr. Charles Farris Reveals All on HRT

NEW ORLEANS - The arguments surrounding Hormone Replacement Therapy hasn't stopped millions of women from exploring the therapy for potential relief. Ochsner wants to make sure women are well informed in their decision making process.  Ochsner and OB/GYN Dr. Charles Farris is hosting a "HRT" Hello Health Seminar on Tuesday, April 8 at Jones Walker Place, 201 St. Charles Avenue - Floor 52 beginning at 12:00 p.m.

Dr. Farris has special certification as a menopause clinician, specializing in HRT. He will share the facts, explains the controversy, and answer participants questions about HRT and alternative therapies. Registration fee is $15, lunch is included. To register, call 1-866-OCHSNER, (1-866-624-7637).

Hormone therapy is a treatment that is used to supplement the body with either estrogen alone or estrogen and progesterone in combination. He practices in Uptown New Orleans and on the West Bank. To make an appointment, call 504-371-9323 for the Ochsner Health Center- Algiers location.
 
Ochsner Health System (www.ochsner.org)  is a non-profit, academic, multi-specialty, healthcare delivery system dedicated to patient care, research and education.  The system includes seven hospitals and 33 health centers located throughout Southeast Louisiana.  Ochsner employs over 600 physicians in 80 medical specialties and subspecialties and 450 clinical research trials annually.  Ochsner was ranked one of the "Best Places to Work" by New Orleans CityBusiness in 2005, 2006 and 2007 and received the Consumer Choice for Healthcare in New Orleans for 12 consecutive years.  Ochsner was ranked as "Best" Hospital by U.S. News and World Report in July 2007.  Ochsner has over 10,000 employees system-wide.

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