There is no difference; they both refer to the use of prescription medications to increase levels of sex hormones in the body. “Menopausal hormone therapy (MHT)” is the newer term; it has replaced “hormone replacement therapy (HRT)” in many professional and scientific circles over recent years. Either one is acceptable and they mean the same thing.

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