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Im struggling with the menopause and on biodentical estrogel

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hi im struggling with the menopause and on biodentical estrogel but still 2yrs on still feel bad
Assistant: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: I saw a proffeser who gave me biodentical estrogel and ultrogesterone and testosterone
Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: no
Submitted: 6 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 6 days ago.

What are your menopausal symptoms?

Customer: replied 6 days ago.
very low mood with suicidal thoughts and anxiety
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 6 days ago.

Following herbs can be tried, apart from bioidenticals;

1) Ginkgo
2) St. John's wort

There are other therapies which can be tried as following;

1) Psychotherapy;
a) Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)
b) Interpersonal therapy
c) Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBC
d) Psychodynamic psychotherapy

2) Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) has been approved for the treatment of the major depressive disorder.

3) Physical activity and exercise contribute to recovery from a major depressive disorder.

4) Stress reduction techniques.

5) Massage and physical therapy

6) Acupuncture.

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Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 6 days ago.

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