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HRT and Me: Progesterone Intolerance

Things have not been going well for me lately as far as my HRT is concerned. I’ve been experiencing problems with both my progesterone and testosterone treatment. Low Testosterone Levels Despite the fact that I’ve been applying Testim gel very day for over two years now, a recent blood test showed that my testosterone levels […]

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You Know You’ve Hit Perimenopause When…

If you’re a woman in your mid to late forties chances are you’ve noticed a few changes recently. Not only in your body, but your mind too. Welcome to the Perimenopause The good news is you’re not going crazy and you’re definitely not alone. Declining oestrogen, progesterone and testosterone levels during the perimenopause years create […]

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Iron Deficiency Anaemia – Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

Today I celebrated my blood test results. After almost two years of being severely iron deficient, my iron levels are finally well within the normal range. What is Iron Deficiency Anaemia? Iron deficiency anaemia occurs when your body doesn’t have enough iron. Iron is a mineral responsible for the production of haemoglobin, an iron-rich protein […]

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