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Stopping hormone therapy

I was recently diagnosed with stage 0 breast cancer and have stopped using estrogen replacement.  How long does it take before I will see my menopausal symptoms return?  Its been 30 days since I stopped taking estrogen and I have NO symptoms that I experienced at the start of menopause.  I've been waiting for the hot flashes and insomnia to return which I have read come back with a vengence after getting off hormones.  I actually feel better not taking them.  If the symptoms were to return would it have been by now??
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377600 tn?1225167036
You might have still some estrogen in your body as it can be held in fatty tissues.  Or, you could have moved past that in your menopausal journey.  A lot of women in menopause never have hot flashes.  I  hope they don't come back so you can enjoy your new found health.

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