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Post Tubal and On the Pill
by sjb (no login)
Instead of putting you on the pill, the doctor should have checked your hormone levels.
He may be right that you need some sort of hormone replacement (which he is using the pill for), but the pill is not as safe as other HRT. The pill was not designed for HRT. It was designed for healthly young women with normal hormone levels for the pourpose of BC, not for HRT.
The pill has about 20 times that amount of estrogene that is in HRT. Being on the pill could cause you to stroke out, (higher risk of this for women over 35 and smokers, etc...) and could cause other problems.
This is not to say that HRT doesn't have it's own problems, but at least your not getting the dangerously high levels. Also, the pill ussually doesn't have any, or very low amounts of pergestorne. What if you are lacking this?
What if you just have a low pergestone imbalance?
The only way to tell is to have your levels tested.
How long have you been on the Pill for (post tubal)?
Posted on Jan 12, 1999, 10:28 AM from IP address 126.96.36.199
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