What nutrients are depleted by hrt?

Vitamin C: This water-soluble nutrient can be depleted with HRT and the birth control pill. Vitamin C is important for the immune system and for the formation of collagen. Iodine: needed to produce thyroid hormones, for immune function, and to help the liver detoxify certain chemicals. Vitamin C: essential for immune function, iron absorption and collagen production.

B vitamins: Low levels are associated with low energy levels, depression and headaches. HRT can deplete all of these substances. The birth control pill can also deplete these nutrients. Message: Even if you're taking hormone therapy, making sure you have good nutrition and all your essential nutrients may also be important to control symptoms of menopause.