Tag Archive | menopause

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 […]

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 […]

Post-OP appt

Ok, Today was my Post-op appointment with my gynecologist. I have been really looking forward to it because I wanted to hear what her thoughts were on how well she thought  it went and what the chance there was that I could go through this again. I was so sleepy, and I had to wait […]

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 […]