What is the best HRT to take?

There are two ways of taking it: cyclical combined HRT is best if you have menopausal symptoms and still have periods. This involves having a gap between taking progestogen for a period of time. Continuous combined HRT is recommended if you are post-menopausal and have not had a period for a year.

What are the names of HRT drugs?

Brand names of combined HRT include:

  • Femoston.
  • Kliovance.
  • Clinorette.
  • Elleste-Duet.
  • Evorel Sequi.
  • Kliofem.
  • Novofem.
  • Trisequens.

What are the 4 types of HRT hormonal replacement therapy?

Talk to a GP about the pros and cons of each option.

  • Tablets. Tablets are 1 of the most common forms of HRT.
  • Skin patches. Skin patches are also a common way of taking HRT.
  • Oestrogen gel. Oestrogen gel is an increasingly popular form of HRT.
  • Implants.
  • Vaginal oestrogen.
  • Testosterone.

What is the safest form of hormone replacement therapy?

Because estrogen creams are absorbed through the skin and go directly into the bloodstream, they’re safer than oral estrogen for people who have liver and cholesterol problems.

Does HRT make you gain weight?

Many women believe that taking HRT will make them put on weight, but there’s no evidence to support this claim. You may gain some weight during the menopause, but this often happens regardless of whether you take HRT. Exercising regularly and eating a healthy diet should help you to lose any unwanted weight.

Does HRT make you lose weight?

Hormone replacement therapy boosts the levels of hormones lost during menopause. There is no evidence that HRT leads to weight gain or weight loss.

How many types of HRT tablets are there?

There are two main types of HRT: Combined HRT (oestrogen and progestogen) – for women who still have their womb. Oestrogen-only HRT – for women who have had their womb removed in a hysterectomy.

Does HRT affect weight?

Does HRT cause weight gain?

Does HRT reduce belly fat?

Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) can affect weight loss in women. In addition to having less abdominal fat, the same study found that women undergoing HRT were almost one whole point lower on the body mass index (BMI) scale, and they had nearly 3 pounds less of fat mass.

Does HRT change your face?

Overall, you may gain or lose weight once you begin hormone therapy, depending on your diet, lifestyle, genetics and muscle mass. Your eyes and face will begin to develop a more feminine appearance as the fat under the skin increases and shifts.