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does HRT cause weight gain? can I take HRT if I have only missed one period but I am in menopause not peimenopause?

By Anonymous May 31, 2014 - 12:50pm
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I have recently started to get hot flashes while sleeping and its waking me up at night plus I am getting very weepy and crying and missing my children being young(they are teens)I am feeling anxious and feelings of loss when I have never suffered from depression. Now it is only just started last week and lasted just three days but that three days was hell on earth! I am 54 so I know aim late at this my doc said this process is on late end with me unsure why but please I need help no one i know seems to want to talk about it!

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Hi Anonymous, Thank you for your question and welcome to Empowher. Every woman reacts differently to HRT so it may or may not cause weight gain. We cannot be sure. I guess the best thing would be to talk to your physician and have frequent checkups to monitor your concerns. I hope this helps. MissieJune 1, 2014 - 6:19am
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