Research has come a long way since the 90's for women's hormones. The risks that have been rumoured were not the same hormones that we now use. Safe forms, applications & dosages are now far more understood to have great benefits for the majority of women. It's not completely without risks, so having a thorough discussion of your personal health history, what your goals are & what symptoms you're hoping to address are all important to take into consideration before beginning any hormonal regimen. I have, & continue to dig into the research of this topic to support women through perimenopause & menopause as ease-fully as possible.
Some resources to start educating yourself on HRT.
2022 Updates on HRT https://www.menopause.org/docs/default-source/professional/nams-2022-hormone-therapy-position-statement.pdf