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Alternatives to HRT

What alternatives are there to HRT?

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    Maxine — 06.04.2017 19:53
    I have been prescribed Vagifem and been using this for 2 month! But not really noticing any difference especially with the vaginal dryness! What is there that I can use for this as it's quite sore when my husband and I have intercourse and it's putting me off!! I don't like taking HRT treatments!! And would like to stop doing this but my doctor said I can't come off the Vagifem instantly! Why? What else can I take to overcome mainly vaginal dryness and hot flushes?

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      eileen — 07.04.2017 09:46
      Hi Maxine You could try Sea Buckthorn Oil capsules, these are known to help with vaginal dryness see www.omega7.co.uk for more info. You could also try our Menopause Support, this is traditionally used to help gently raise and balance oestrogen. You can also get natural lubricants from your health shop such as Sylk or Yes.

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