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Has anybody tried AMBEREN?

Discussion in 'Family Life - Stories, Pictures & Updates' started by flowerchicks, Jul 27, 2011.

  1. flowerchicks

    flowerchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So, my doctor wants me to go on bioidentical hormones. The meds are expensive and I can't afford it right now. I keep hearing commercials for Amberen, which is supposed to help your body self regulate your hormones, estrogen and progesterone. Its not cheap either, but its a lot less than bhrt. They have a 30 day money back guarantee, but I was wondering if any of my BYC friends have used it and if so, how did it work for you.
     
  2. dewey

    dewey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I haven't tried that product, but BHRT costs me less than $1 per week. Wonder why it's so expensive where you are?
     
  3. flowerchicks

    flowerchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The Dr treats with estrogen, progesterone and testosterone, the dosages change weekly to match your normal body rhythm. Because I am not old enough for hormone replacement, according to insurance standards, it probably wont be covered. Even of it is, I have a high deduct. And would have to pay for it anyway. I figured around $160 a month. The doctor (the only one in my area who uses biht) doesn't take insurance and its $150 each month for 3 months, then $150 every 3 months for f/u appointments, and that doesn't even include lab work, which, because of a high deduct. isn't cheap either. Sooo , needless to say, amberen is looking good right now.
     
  4. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    Never heard of it...
    I'll have to go check it out cause my hormones are all wacked out. [​IMG]
     
  5. Yay Chicks!

    Yay Chicks! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I looked up Amberen and read a review by The Wellesley Center for WomenÂ’s Studies. You might want to check it out.
     
  6. dewey

    dewey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow, there's a lot of costs involved with that. Without any insurance involved my script for almost 8 month's worth is only $31. Surgical induced menopause at a younger age...so I guess my body doesn't have those rhythms anymore that need followed. [​IMG] Unless they're what's called "power surges" by many of us.

    Hope you find the info you're looking for.
     
  7. HighNDryFarm

    HighNDryFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Since I just found out you're right here in my town and I'm checking all your posts to get to know you AND I'm taking bio's from a pharmacy right here in town for $30 a month, I had to reply! We need to chat! I'm thinking we must have gone to school together! Small world huh?
     

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