Hormone Replacement Therapy

Write a description of the strengths and limitations of hormone replacement therapy. Based on these strengths and limitations, explain why you would or why you would not support hormone replacement therapy. Explain whether one should prescribe supplemental hormones or recommend alternative treatments to patients with hormone deficiencies and why.
Arcangelo, V. P., & Peterson, A. M. (Eds.). (2013). Pharmacotherapeutics for advanced practice: A practical approach (3rd ed.). Ambler, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
Chapter 56, Menopause and Menopausal Hormone Therapy (pp. 884895)
Holloway, D. (2010). Clinical update on hormone replacement therapy. British Journal of Nursing, 19(8), 496504
Mkinen, J. I., & Huhtaniemi, I. (2011). Androgen replacement therapy in late-onset hypogonadism: Current concepts and controversiesA mini-review. Gerontology, 57(3), 193202.