I am 38 and have been having many symptoms of menopause. I went to a place called Renew Health and Wellness for a free consultation and she examined me and said I was in menopause. I am on Thyroid meds and also Lexpro (for almost a year) and I am the past few months had symptoms that these meds are helping. I cannot go through with the BHRT hormone pellets that she wants to implant. It sounds good but it is out of pocket expense of 2,000. I left there feeling even worse. I called my OBGYN and scheduled an appt. to talk to him about hormone replacement. The weight gain and mood swings and fatigue, along with other things, has been horrible! Do you think the pellets are good? or the hormone patch is better? This consultant also mentioned compounding pharmacy for a med that looks like a chicklet and you put in your mouth over nite. What is a compounding pharmacy anyway? I thought when I left this might be some shady thing going on too, but wasn't sure. Can you please offer any suggestions? Thanks.View Thread
Thank you very much for your reply. I am going to my OB doctor in a week and discuss the options. I am just tired of feeling like this and want to feel good again and have energy to do things with my kids. What can it do to my uterine lining? Is it bad?View Thread
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