Menopause Vaginal Dryness

by Ruth Jones
(United Kingdom)

I am 55 and haven't had a period for two years. I have been fairly lucky and haven't suffered greatly while going through the menopause. However, of late I have had low libdo, vaginal dryness, dry eyes, thinning hair and night sweats although the latter isn't necessarily every night.

I have been prescribed Kliovance HRT each tablet containing Estradiol 1mg and Norethisterone acetate 0.5mg. But to date haven't taken any. Having read yours and other articles I am considering buying progesterone with phytoestrogens (Progensa Plus). If I were to do this would I also be advised to take anti-alopecca B Vitamin Inositol and N-acetyl Cysteine Amion Acid for Hair loss?

Your web site has been a god send very, very informative.

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Apr 21, 2010
Menopause Vaginal Dryness
by: Wray

Hi Ruth. I'm relieved you're having second thoughts about the HRT, please see these web pages to reinforce your decision...
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If you do decide to use the progesterone, please make sure you use between 100-200mg per day. Although initially you might need the 200mg/day to stop the hot flushes. You'll have to play around with the amount till you find the optimum. You might like to look at this web page, and this too please.

I would avoid the phytoestrogens, as they do have an oestrogenic affect, and none of us need more oestrogen, we get more than enough from our food, water, air and the skin 'care' we use! I suggest you use some of the cream in your vagina each night, and rub some over your eye lids, it's very beneficial for the face too. Please try to get some taurine eye drops, taurine is critical for eye health, it prevents the retina from oxidation. And inositol and cysteine are wonderful for hair health, nails and skin too, strengthening all three. Excellent idea. Take care, Wray

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