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HRT - Hormone Replacement Therapy

Also known as Hormone Replacement Therapy

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  • Premique low dose - pharmacies which CAN supply it

    Premique (both strengths) was out of production for up to a year, and then Pfizer (the manufacturer) announced they were no longer producing the higher strength.  The Low Dose (LD) came back into production in February 2017 but in another forum here it has become very apparent that both GPs …

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  • New to hrt. First month

    Hello, hoping to get of help and understanding to hrt. I been put on everol combi 50 due to fatigue joint pain and hot flushes. I just did first two weeks but now at end of third week the combi patch with progesterone has been misery, am flushing worse than ever. Literally can see sweat on my …

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  • I need an answer

    Hello all, I have been experiencing a health crisis for almost two years now with no answers. It has taken everything away from me... I have been to so many hospitals, doctors, and specialists and not one can figure out what is going on. My symptoms include... 1. Joint/muscle pain  2. …

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  • question about evorel conti patches

    Hi, I am 55, I had 4 periods in 2017 (last one dec 17) then one in July 18. I have been having menopausal symptoms so I asked my dr for HRT however she has prescribed me  Evorel conti patches 50mg. She said that I will not get  a bleed with these. However I read the instruction leaflet …

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  • Forced off HRT at 60?

    I've been on HRT, very happily, since my menopause at 45 (I'm now 67).  My doctor is really pressing me now to come off it.  Personally, I believe in 'if it ain't broke, why fix it?'.   I am (as far as I know!) in very good health:  I walk for over an …

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  • Testosterone added! 😁

    Hi ladies! I had a sub-cervical hysterectomy and one ovary removed 15 years ago. Started on .o5 Viville Dot patch (estradiol) almost 4 years ago. Work great, but several months ago up started having hot flashes and found out I had reached menopause. So my patch was bumped up to .1 and added Vagifem …

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  • estrodot and asmtha

    Hi been on estrodot 10 weeks now after total hysterectomy but I think it is making my asmtha  a lot worse has any one else had this ?

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  • Estrogel and depression

    Good evening Ladies - hope you have all had lovely weekends! To cut a very long story short have had the most difficult perimenopause and have shared many of the symptoms described by some lovely ladies here.  I have given in (again) and have agreed to a therapeutic dose of bio-identical HRT - …

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  • HRT (weight gain & bloating)

    Is anyone suffering the same, I have recently had my ovearies and tubes removed, because of severe hot sweats etc my doctor perscribed hrt (Elleste Duet). I have gained nearly 2 stone in 3 months and my stomach is constantly bloated, which causes me to feel depressed. Does anyone on this tablet on …

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  • Accidental double dose HRT .625 Premarin

    I take multiple different medications and find that if I am distracted while taking my pills, I can't always remember which ones I've taken.  I currently take .625 mg of Premarin and 2.5 medroxyprogesterone. Tonight I couldn't remember if I'd taken it or not and took it again …

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  • Please help! Hormones out of whack!

    I would like to apologize beforehand if I posted to the wrong spot, I just didn't know where else to put this. I will give a bit of background on me so maybe it will help. I have had hypothyroidism (Hashimotos) for around 20 years, and was diagnosed with Graves around a year and a half ago. My …

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  • Menopause

    So very hard.... I’ve hit a wall.... been so jolly happy upbeat my whole life .. now I wake up crying... no appetite lost weight... just the dread sadness gloom is kicking my ass... it’s horrible... I try so hard.. go to gym try to keep upbeat somewhat... Dr put me in Paxil 10 mg.. I just tossed …

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  • Two weeks on her and I want to change

    Ok I realize two weeks isn't a fair trial but I don't like the way I feel. Is it suppose to be worse before it gets better? I take .625 of premarin in the morning and 100 mg of progesterone at night. I really don't think I need progesterone I don't have my uterus but Dr gave it to …

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  • Help Interpret Please. 21 YR in the Military

    Hello everyone, after nervously waiting for a couple weeks to get my blood work in I’ve finally got it! However, I won’t be speaking with my doctor until sometime in August, so I am hoping I can get some thoughts, and opinions here on the forum to help me interpret this. I got a decent amount of …

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  • Menopause Clinics

    Hi All i live in the South East of England  i had full hysterectomy when I was 45 was given Estradern MX50 patches which suit me fine no side effects. Two years ago when I was 68the doctor refused to prescribe any more saying I had been on HRT far too long I have since suffered most of the …

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  • Estrogel

    I started taking 2 pumps of Estrogel and a progesterone tablet 11 days ago. I am feeling so tired, is this normal? My main symptoms are loss of life’s joys and lack of motivation, low libido as well as mild flushes. I just want to get back to my usual energetic self & I can’t be bothered with …

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  • Hi Bioidentical hormone therapy

    Hi there, I'm 43 years old and I have diagnosed with perimenopause. I have all the symptoms and also I lose will to do anything. My life is hard at the moment and I'm very debusolated regarding rht. My question is that anyone tried the bioidenthical hormones therapy .?Dose have the same …

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  • Advice needed 😩

    I’m 47 and had a hysterectomy 7 years ago.....it’s taken this long for my doctor to agree to HRT ive previously been prescribed antidepressants to counteract the effects of menopause but can deal with the insomnia it causes.  I have been prescribed Elleste solos MX 40 patches, when the lady …

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  • Elleste duet

    Ive just started on HRT and been given the above. Anybody on these and having side affects?

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  • HRT advice

    I am 55. Started menopause around 54. The worst thing is the mood swings low mood and anxiety  I am considering HRT.  I have controlled high blood pressure.  I believe there are many different types of HRT  I have the obvious concerns over the increased risk re breast cancer  …

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  • Advice

    does anyone know the best way of cutting tibilone 2.5mgs in half without losing half to powder. have tried pull cutters from leading chemists without any luck.

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  • Desperate for sleep

    Last week I was started on .625 Premarin and 100mg of progesterone. I had a full hysterectomy in 2012 and was on hormones for 2 years and took myself off I regret it because now I have been suffering from insomnia for 3 months. I am 45 years old so I guess I'm going through menopause which I …

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  • HRT life is good again.....

    Hi ladies I just wanted to share some Positive feedback. I know HRT is not a Solution for everyone but it seems to be Working for me after 4 years of misery Wasted years now that I look back. I have lots of energy, I could barely make it out of bed before, the depression has gone and the …

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  • Bleeding while on Evorel conti for HRT & weight gain.

    Hi All, Ive been on evorel patches now for about 7 months. I was ok for 1st 2 months but for the last 5 have had a “period” every 2 months!! 😩  until then I hadn’t had a period for near enough 2 years!! My night sweats have pretty much stopped and I don’t get the aches & pains in …

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  • Please Help! Struggling with anxiety, crying and depression.

    Hi i had happily been on Evorel Conti patches for 11 months when in january 17 i was hit with terrible anxiety and crying, mood swings, low mood, night sweats, hot flushes back. My doctor did try me on a couple of different hrt's but they didnt make any difference (have since been told i didnt …

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  • Hrt for life?

    Hi Ladies! The more I read about meno and the long term consequences for our health due to the lack of estrogen the more I believe that we cannot survive without our hormones. I am on hrt and recently I was told that it’s up to me for how long I will use them. I am convinced that there is no an …

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  • 29 Years Old - Hormonal Imbalance for Years?

    Hi, I've posted on other forums before as I'm trying to navigate my symptoms to determine what is going on with me. I will try to keep this as short as possible. I have been having many, many symptoms since I was about 22 / 23 years old (29 years old currently). My symptoms include: - …

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  • 2 weeks and tinnitus is extreme

    I would like to become a actieve member of this group! Just started 2 weeks ago with 1/2 patch estradiol and Progesterone pills because of extreme postmenopause symptoms: Anxiety, Burning skin, insomnia, Weakness, low mood, unable to handle stress etc. etc.etc. My levels are extreme low (also no …

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  • Evorel Conti making me bleed.

    Hi there, i am 53, have been on Evorel Conti for a year now, although they help with the flushes, sleepless nights and restless legs they are causing me to bleed. At first it was once a month, but now it is every 2 weeks although not heavy. GP referred me to have a scan etc to check the thickness …

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