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Jeanette Winterson and the Menopause

In an article entitled Can you stop the menopause? published in The Guardian, writer Jeanette Winterson describes how she was left physically depleted after experiencing two years of mental breakdown. Even after her mind had healed, she was still struggling with low energy levels, problems sleeping and her hair was falling out. A visit to […]

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HRT and Me: Using Testim Testosterone Gel as a Woman

I’ve received a comment on my post HRT and Me: The Battle for Testosterone from a reader asking how I’m getting on with my Testim testosterone gel and I realised it’s probably time for an update on my experience of using bio-identical HRT. The answer, in a nutshell is, I’m feeling well but think I […]

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a box of evorel 50 patches, a box of utrogestan 200 tablets and a tube of testim gel

HRT and Me: The Battle for Testosterone

I’ve just taken my first dose of testosterone.  Not because I want to change my gender or take up body-building, but because I would like to feel like a normal woman again. Back in August I wrote about my menopausal journey so far and my experience with synthetic HRT, namely Prempak-C.  After two months of […]

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HRT and Me: My Experience of Prempak-C and Weight Gain

On Sunday I took my last dose of HRT.  After a couple of months on Prempak-C I decided that I wasn’t prepared to live with the side effects. Prempak-C and Weight Gain Looking through the photos of myself taken over the Summer the change in my appearance was obvious. Over the course of two months […]

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