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Bio-identical hormones

I am a 65 yr old female who recently went off HRT after nearly 10 years.  I loved being on the hormones, but had some issues with spotting and then breast cysts.  MY GYN suggested I wean off of the HRT, which I did over a long period of time.  Now, I am again having hot flashes, and I've been assured by my GYN that vaginal dryness will most likely be another menopause symptom before long. I have heard from a few people about the bio-identical hormones and was wondering if anyone on this forum has any experience with them.  Is it too late at age 65 to start them? Unfortunately, I live in a state where hardly any doctors prescribe them. I would appreciate any feedback.
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I dont think its too late at all. I have heard nothing but great things about them and I am looking in to doing it as well but the problem is finding the right doctor to write you the prescription and the pharmacy to compound the cream.
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136956 tn?1425606272
I find it really hard for a doctor to even send you to a doctor that prescribes it. Its very frustrating.
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We live close to Omaha, and I have only located one clinic there, but their website says nothing about who the doctors are. My GYN here seemed to think there is a pharmacy in our town that prepares the creams. I think it is worth a shot.
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