I can’t live without it

Group 3
Treatment

Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT)

Type

Transdermal HRT

Time on treatment

2 years - currently

Their other treatments
Their other side effects
breasts become tender or painful, increase or decrease in your weight, tummy pains, bleeding or spotting, sleeplessness, dry eye, digestive disturbance, diarrhoea

Symptom changes

Anxiety
IMPROVED A LITTLE
Brain Fog - Confusion
IMPROVED A LITTLE
Brain Fog - Loss of concentration
IMPROVED A LITTLE
Brain Fog - Loss of memory/remembering words
IMPROVED A LITTLE
Depression
IMPROVED A LITTLE
Fatigue/loss of energy
IMPROVED A LITTLE
Feeling - angry
IMPROVED A LOT
Feeling - irritable
IMPROVED A LOT
Feeling - unable to cope
IMPROVED A LITTLE
Hot flashes/flushes
IMPROVED A LOT
Increased tiredness
IMPROVED A LITTLE
Insomnia/unable to get a good night's sleep
IMPROVED A LITTLE
Sweats/sweating more than usual
IMPROVED A LOT
Tearfulness
IMPROVED A LITTLE
Feeling - not like myself
NO CHANGE
General aches and pains
NO CHANGE
Sex - Loss of libido
NO CHANGE
Urinary - Stress incontinence (Leakage if you cough, sneeze, laugh, or physically exert yourself)
NO CHANGE
Urinary frequency - Night time (the need to pass urine often)
NO CHANGE
Weight gain - all over
GOT WORSE

Overall impact

Mood & Wellbeing

IMPROVED A LITTLE

Urogenital Health

NO CHANGE

Self-appreciation

IMPROVED A LITTLE

Relationships

IMPROVED A LITTLE

Ability to cope

IMPROVED A LITTLE

About The Reviewer

Age
54
Ethnicity
White
Height
Weight
Age at first symptoms
51
Length of time on treatment
2 years
Last period
not specified
Children
Has children
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