How to Know When to Use HRT if you have Premature Ovarian Insufficiency
Dec 13, 2021
Today's question is: I have POI and I am trying to get pregnant with my second. Doctors are telling me I need to take HRT. Is that a good idea or will it stop any chance of me getting pregnant? Fyi not having any hot flashes or anything like that but am having very low energy/low mood.
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03:52- TODAY’S QUESTION: I have POI and I am trying to get pregnant with my second. Doctors are telling me I need to take HRT. Is that a good idea or will it stop any chance of me getting pregnant? I am not having any hot flashes or anything like that but am having a very low energy/low mood.
04:30- DR. TABATHA BARBER’S INITIAL RESPONSE
- “Test, don't guess. Get testing done.”
- Other reasons you may not be having your period
- You may not even have POI (it’s not a life sentence either!
- “Your ovaries try to come back to life. It can come back online when you least expect it.”
- Testing over multiple months and looking for patterns.
- “Don’t just accept this diagnosis and walk away.”
07:01- HRT? SHOULD YOU START IT?
- Things you want to be cautious and aware of
- No hot flashes and low energy? What should we look at?
- “You cannot determine everything based on one piece of the puzzle.”
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