Hormones

Update on HRT

I had my follow-up appointment with Dr. Preston, my gyn, yesterday. She said that she could tell a big difference in my mood and how much happier I seemed. It is true. The hormones have affected my mood in a really positive way. I am not miserable anymore. I only have a hot flash every […]

an Update;

Well now that I have gotten well into my hormone therapy, I find that it has made me a new person!  I use an estrogen patch every day (change it every 31/2 days. Also I started my Progesterone pills (200 mgs a day for first 10 days of the month) and I really like the […]

I don’t know if Hormone replacement is working or not

    LOL, I don’t know why I added that little funny. It isn’t actually funny. I had a perverted Doctor before.  Anyway, I am using those “Dots” (estrogen patches) now and honestly they have been a bit confusing for me. When you are told to wear a patch for 3 days and a half, […]

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Weight gain during Perimenopause and Menopause

  As you get older, you may notice that maintaining your usual weight becomes more difficult. In fact, the most profound weight gain in a woman’s life tends to happen during the years leading up to menopause (perimenopause). Weight gain after menopause isn’t inevitable, however. You can reverse course by paying attention to healthy-eating habits […]

I am officially on Hormone therapy

I can’t wait until more people find my blog so others will be sharing their “Female Situations” too lol. I know I haven’t really tried enough yet. Monday the 16th of July 2012, I went back to my gyn and we discussed in-depth about Hormone Therapy. I guess that is what it is called. She […]

Menopausal Psychosis

Estrogen in the Fight Against Schizophrenia Science Daily (Jan. 20, 2010) — Many American women are prescribed estrogen to combat the negative effects of menopause, such as bone loss and mood swings. Now, new evidence from a Tel Aviv University study suggests that hormone replacement therapy might also protect them — and younger women — […]

Things keep changing

I don’t know why, but I got it mixed up and thought instead of 3 months, I would be seeing the gyn in three weeks. Then when I realized I was wrong I just about freaked out. At first I started having the pain and inflammation, which I had told her about. Then it couldn’t […]

Hormones

When I saw my gyn the other day for my post-op appointment. Dr. Preston mentioned to me that if my hormones got worse as far as  imbalanced, that she would start me on some kind of Hormone therapy on the next visit.  The trouble is that the next visit isn’t for three months. Also I […]

Menopause and Bipolar Disorder

Menopause and Bipolar Disorder   Fluctuating hormones during menopause can worsen bipolar symptoms. A woman with bipolar disorder may experience a double whammy during a  profound time in life — menopause The Estrogen Effect “Unfortunately, menopause can exacerbate bipolar disorder,” says Ahsan Y Khan, MD, professor in the department of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the […]