HRT OR NOT?

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Hi Just been recently diagnosed post menopause after two years of aches and pains and sweating huckets. Any advice on hrt pills/ cream appreciated! Recently started sage oil for the sweats. Thanks suz x

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    Hi Suz I'm not able to take HRT due to a family history of female cancer, but after 5 weeks of night sweats following a surgical menopause I am trying Clonidine, 2 in the morning and 2 at night, prescribed by my GP. Started them 4 days ago and I have had two nights without the dreaded night sweats, not flushing as much during the day either. I know its early days, but so far so good smile
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    Ok jenny will mention this to doc. Ive got an app this morning. Thanks suz x
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    Hi Suz

    I am in my second year also. I can not take HRT due to breast issues. I have found that walking a few times a week, watching my diet and trying to get enough sleep helps. I have not tried any OTC things .I do have a RX for wellbutrin but I'm trying to avoid them. I know where you are coming from. Just hang in there!

    Keep posting too it helps!

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    HI, I too, have been suffering with night sweats and flushes. I was completely exhausted and fed up with it all. I have found fx nutrition which is mung bean, a phyto-oestrogen which has stopped the night sweats and reduced the flushes during the day considerably.

    Hope this helps! Keep looking at posts ....

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    Hi all thanks for all the valuable info because ive also got FM I struggle with the exercise side atm but Hopefully once I get this night sweats under control and get a proper sleep you never know!. Almost two years since ive slept all night sad. Anyway Jenny 13771 doc gave me Clonidine same as you. Even though ive no history of breast cancer he recommended this to try for month see how I get on. So ladies watch this space. x
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    Hi Suz I hope it helps for both of us and you get some much needed sleep smile
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