How long does it take to feel better after starting hrt?

It can take up to 3 months for menopausal symptoms to go away when you start hormone therapy, although they usually get better faster than this. Some changes may be subtle, and you may not realize that your symptoms are going away until you look back in time. Our medical specialists formulate the hormones you take based on your specific needs to optimize the outcome of your treatment. Some people begin to notice the benefits of hormone therapy within a few days of starting treatment.

However, it may take two weeks or more to see the full benefits of the therapy. As your hormones level out, your energy levels and libido should increase. You should also notice greater mental clarity, less frequent mood changes, and a reduction in night sweats and hot flashes. If you don't see a significant difference in your symptoms within two weeks, our providers can adjust the dose of hormones you take.

After starting hormone replacement therapy, it may take a while before you notice a difference. You can expect to see an improvement in your symptoms when you have been on treatment for three months. Of course, hormone replacement is a very individualized process. While some patients feel significant results within a few days, others feel results after months.

HRT treatments can be customized over time according to patients' needs. It's common to start hormone therapy with a low dose to see how it initially improves hormone levels, and then the dose can be adjusted accordingly. It's not uncommon to have unscheduled vaginal bleeding when you first start hormone therapy, although you may not have bleeding for years. Bleeding usually goes away within the first 3 to 6 months of starting HRT or after changing the dose of HRT.

But what are the signs that you need hormone replacement therapy? And how can treatment help you feel happy and healthy again? When you start hormone replacement therapy (HRT) to restore balance to your hormone levels, you may first wonder how long it takes for HRT to work. Although you may start to feel the difference after a few days or weeks, HRT usually takes longer to achieve all of its effects. If you think HRT hasn't given you the benefits you expected after 3 months, talk to your doctor or nurse about whether you can change the dose or the way you take the medication. During menopause and post-menopause, many women seek quick relief from unpleasant hormonal changes they may be feeling.

If you've decided to start hormone replacement therapy (HRT), you're probably anxious to see quick results and an improvement in symptoms. If you are receiving your hormone replacement therapy through Stella, your subscription includes a review of the treatment after three months to check how you feel and if your symptoms have improved.