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The British medical Society has released updated guidelines on hormone replacement therapy. The new guidelines are published in Menopause International (SAGE XX June 2013.). The new HRT (hormone replacement therapy) recommendations are designed to provide helpful and practical guidelines for health professionals who prescribe HRT and for women who are considering or currently using HRT. Do you suffer from Hot Flashes? One of the main reasons for prescribing HRT in postmenopausal women is to treat severe vasomotor symptoms otherwise known as hot flashes. Has your mood changed? HRT may also help improve depressive symptoms in the early menopause. Women with severe depression who do not respond to HRT will require psychiatric assessment. Decreased libido? Sexual function may be improved as