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Positive HRT stories

(11 Posts)
fidelma Thu 20-Feb-14 17:38:18

Just looking for some hope.

fidelma Fri 21-Feb-14 22:07:37

No one?

Theconstantlygardening Sun 23-Feb-14 17:27:50

Yes one positive here! Been on it for a number of years and very happy. Feel great.

wakemeupnow Sun 23-Feb-14 17:31:00

It took less than 3 days on Hrt to feel like a changed/recharged newer version of my old self. More energy, less anxiety, better sleeping , more sex grin

hairypaws Sun 23-Feb-14 17:49:32

I'm 43 and have been on hrt since last May. I felt an improvement straight away but after 6 months it had really made a difference. Looking back I can't believe the person I was then, I feel 20 years younger and I have my zest for living back. I have nothing negative to say about it and would recommend it to everyone. Honestly it has a godsend for me, I felt like an old lady, no energy, was lethargic and just not a happy person.

1966gettingold Sun 23-Feb-14 19:27:12

Go to a website forum called menopause matters loads of positives there. Any thing to get you through this crazy roller coaster ride.

fidelma Sun 23-Feb-14 19:41:46

Thanks ladies. It's a strange time. Out of interest what are you on? Hoping to get help very soon.

hairypaws Sun 23-Feb-14 20:57:52

I'm on Elleste Duet.

marriednotdead Sun 23-Feb-14 21:25:26

Been on Evorel Conti since last May after finally convinced GP my menopause was over how bloody high does my FSH level have to go?- it was over 80!
Felt better within days, no more aching bones, exhaustion, inexplicable tearful mood swings, and don't even get me started on about dry fanjo! I'd been so creaky and in pain that the GP had sent me for blood tests for arthritis. 80% better in first 10 days, can barely believe just how bad it was now but I look back in horror.

I'm 47 and I feel good, finally have a pain free love life. HRT is wonderful.
All that for a sticker on alternate bum cheeks twice a week grin

Theconstantlygardening Sun 23-Feb-14 21:46:17

Transdermal- patches or gel- is safer than tablets- fewer side effects and no risk of blood clots.

fidelma Sun 23-Feb-14 22:49:57

martiednotdead that gives me so much hope. I am waiting on my arthritis results at the moment but I do really think it is menopause.
theconstantlygardening my mum had a blood clot so will mention that.

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