Hormone Therapy May Reduce Nocturia After Menopause – Endocrinology Advisor (

The percentage of postmenopausal women experiencing nocturia two or more times per night was lower among those who selected systemic hormone treatment compared with no treatment, according to a study published online March 15 in Menopause.

Kim Pauwaert, M.D., from Ghent University Hospital in Belgium, and colleagues assessed the impact of different hormonal treatment options on nocturia. The analysis included 245 postmenopausal women given the treatment of their choice: estrogen plus progesterone (E+P), estrogen only in patients with a prior hysterectomy, tissue-selective estrogen complex (TSEC), or no treatment.

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