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Age 62, diagnosed with hormone positive breast cancer, just had a total hysterectomy. No ovaries any help available to do what hrt's used to do?

By October 27, 2011 - 7:19am
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Hi SueWalk2,

Welcome and thank you for posting.

There is a similar question to yours here: https://www.empowher.com/community/ask/can-breast-cancer-survivors-estrogen-positive-take-hrt

and here: https://www.empowher.com/community/ask/it-safe-woman-use-hrt-after-breast-cancer

Women shouldn't have to struggle through menopause. You may be able to manage your menopausal symptoms by making healthy lifestyle choices. In fact, your doctor may recommend that you change your exercise or eating habits before you try medications. If lifestyle changes aren't providing enough relief from bothersome symptoms, there are many medications besides hormone therapy to relieve discomforts but this is something that you will have to talk to your doctor about.

In health,


October 27, 2011 - 8:13am
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