patches

Change from HRT to Yam Cream

By Linda Butler / July 24, 2013 / 0 Comments

In mid November 2012 I wanted to stop using my patches and start using Yam cream. So over a period of 3 months I began to reduce my patches, first I cut my patch in half  for 6wks and then 1/4 for 6wks and then I no longer used them.  At the same time I […]

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Tender Breasts

By Linda Butler / August 28, 2012 / 0 Comments

I have in the past suffered with lumpy breast. On discovering the lumps it is then a visit to the doctor who then sends me off  to have a mammogram and Ultrasounds who then refers me onto the breast clinic where I have had to have  fine needle aspirations. Yuck!!! This always brings with it […]

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Something Funny

By Linda Butler / August 14, 2012 / 0 Comments

How funny is this!!! I put my new estrogen patch on this morning before setting of for work and around lunch time I suddenly realised that I hadn’t taken off my old patch.  Woohoo a double shot of hormones for the day. lol Best not tell Peter, he says at times “Can you wear 2 […]

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Esteogen Patches

By Linda Butler / July 30, 2012 / 0 Comments

After not been able to get estrogen implants now here in Australia my doctor put me onto Estradot 37.5 patches but I constantly had hot flushes And mood swings. My then doctor said she couldn’t give me anymore, so after 7 yrs of not having hot flushes with my implant I’m now left to cope […]

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Lack of choice in hormone therapy

By Linda Butler / July 16, 2012 / 0 Comments

Rachel Browne July 31, 2011 www.smh.com.au/national/health/lack-of-chioce-in-hormone-therapy-20110730-1i5dj.html A NUMBER of leading hormone replacement therapy treatments have been withdrawn from the Australian market over the past two years, prompting concern about a lack of choice for women. Used by about 12 per cent of Australian women over 50, hormone replacement therapy drugs most commonly combine low doses […]

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