Side Effects of HRT

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I have several ladies complain of side effects and wondered what they are ? 

I just started HRT 3 weeks ago and although it’s helped with the dizziness and some of the fatigue my mood is still low and I can’t seem to get a solid nights sleep. 

I’m praying this works but today feeling so fed up low and tired feel like ripping it off! 

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    Hi Lori, I have been taking Tibolone hrt for 8 days and am feeling no different yet. The doc said you should feel better after 2 days . I had mild side effects for the first 2 days, nausea/empty stomach feeling ,headaches but like you still feel low, I don't know what to expect but a bit more positive would be a start.

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      Hi Sarah 

      Did you get a cycle ? I’ve had 2! In 3 weeks. It’s definitely helped with the dizziness and a bit with the fatigue . I just don’t want to put on weight. They say 3 months .... wish I could sleep for the next 2 months!

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      Hi lori

      I am due to have one around the 13th of this month and atm I'm not getting any PMT symptoms like sore breasts and angry head so I don't no whats going to happen, but I do no that by now I should be getting PMT symptoms.  Yes I think you have to give it 3 months to fully work.  I read that hrt isn't proven to make you put weight on but you can whilst in peri but I guess if a drug makes you more hungary then your going to eat more like steroids.

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    Hi there

    I was under the impression that you slept alot? Well i personally wished that hrt worked for me but

    it didnt. Ive done lots and lots of trying this way and that x 8 months and i felt more intense sx, weirder, like pms intensified 24/7. I know it helps with certain physical symptoms but for the moods it did nothing.

    x0x0x

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    Hi Lori,

    I’m from Michigan in the US and using bioidentical HRT cream. Don’t know what form if HRT your using but I don’t think all HRT is the same. There’s a lot of synthetics out there which are different.  I felt relief quickly with no side effects other then a littl spotting.  Nothing is perfect. Still have some issues but feeling soooo much better. Make sure your on the right kind of HRT.

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      Yes I tried BHRT for 2 weeks and nothing ... so in desperation I switched to HRT and felt some immediate relief from the debilitating fatigue . I’m still tired a lot but able to stay up until 10pm at least whereas before I was ready for bed at 4.30pm . BHRT is the natural biodentical hormone and HRT is the synthetic hormone . 
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