Hormones: patches, gel, and pills

Rachel Saunders
5 min readFeb 15, 2024
Photo by Anna Shvets: https://www.pexels.com/photo/white-medicine-capsule-in-close-up-photography-3683091/

Something weird happened on the way to the forum, my hormones dropped and I turned into a mardy mare. Ask anyone who has been on HRT for a while what being on oestrogen is actually like and you will get a wide array of answers, mostly along the lines of how it made them feel much better. What is often overlooked is how each method of hormone delivery impacts on the body, in particular the daily/weekly cycle that comes with each…

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