No One Warned Me About the Side Effects of Hormone Therapy


"I had hot flashes—rather epic ones—and even carpal tunnel syndrome" (1:12)
Not everyone on hormone therapy gets the same side effects, but Betsy had them all.

Betsy got the worst possible side effects of hormone therapy, everything from severe hot flashes to carpal tunnel syndrome. Her doctor didn't really fill her in on how bad it could get—partially, guesses Betsy, so she wouldn't start imagining something she didn't have. That didn't turn out to be a problem, though, because Betsy got it all.

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