The Surprising Strategy to Reduce Covid-19 Death Rates

Those post menopausal women who are on estrogen hormone treatment were shown to be less likely to die from Covid-19, than those not on estrogen therapy.

This was an observational study of Swedish women just published in the British Medical Journal.

Exactly why estrogen should be protective against the most serious consequences of Covid-19 is not known, but it is an intriguing finding, and research we will follow closely.

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Suzanne Trupin, MD, Board Certified Obstetrician and Gynecologist and owner of Women's Health Practice, Hada Cosmetic Medicine, and Hatha Yoga and Fitness

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