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by KatieS
Sun Mar 09, 2014 5:35 pm
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: Hormone Replacement Therapy E4 Women
Replies: 719
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Re: Hormone Replacement Therapy E4 Women

If you are sensitive to even using the cream and have higher blood levels, I would stick to an ultra-low dose patch. As another thin woman, I think we're accustomed to less estrogen. No fat to increase the estrogen level! My patch goes on my lower abdomen, where I can easily inspect it. Just do not ...
by KatieS
Sat Mar 08, 2014 3:02 pm
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: Hormone Replacement Therapy E4 Women
Replies: 719
Views: 163850

Re: Hormone Replacement Therapy E4 Women

Circular, I don't think that with the cream you will have any significant systemic absorption of estrogen, so this would not benefit decreasing Alzheimer's risks of E4, if you believe that estrogen can do this ; the evidence is not in yet. The patch is designed to provide a steady level over a week ...
by KatieS
Sat Mar 08, 2014 6:56 am
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: Hormone Replacement Therapy E4 Women
Replies: 719
Views: 163850

Re: Hormone Replacement Therapy E4 Women

Thanks, Circular. He said the estrogen studies have not pulled out the E4 carriers with their data. So I'm thinking just like you, maybe in 4 years, this will occur and we will know more if estrogen benefits are worth the risk. Note I am on an ultra-low dose patch which produces a steady low level. ...
by KatieS
Fri Mar 07, 2014 9:31 pm
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: Hormone Replacement Therapy E4 Women
Replies: 719
Views: 163850

Re: Hormone Replacement Therapy E4 Women

This is my first post as a newly discovered E3/4 on 23andme. After having discontinued a tapered dose of the Combipatch, almost two years ago, I restarted the ultra-low dose estrogen only patch (Menostar 0.14) six weeks ago. Today I consulted a Stanford neurologist who is studying Alzheimer's, as to...

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