In this week’s A.Vogel’s Menopause Mondays it’s all about HRT. With HRT hitting the headlines again in the UK recently, I take a look at what you need to know if you are thinking of going on it, worried about taking it or wanting to come off it. I explain what HRT does, what happens when you stop taking it and why I recommend when coming off HRT, it is important to do it gradually rather than suddenly.
Hello, and welcome to another edition of A.Vogel’s Menopause Mondays. Today I thought I will talk a little bit about HRT. Now, for those of you in the UK, you will know that just this week there was another study published actually indicating that if you take the combined HRT which is a combination of hormones oestrogen and progesterone, that it may increase your risk of getting breast cancer. And I know that there are probably a number of you out there that are getting really worried about this. There’s probably a lot of you may be thinking about going on HRT and now feeling even more confused than what you were before. Continue reading >