What is your most recent Blood Pressure reading? (This can be checked at reception, home or work).
To safely prescribe HRT, we need to ensure that you are aware of the risks that may be present with HRT. Please indicate that you are happy to proceed with HRT despite these risks by answering the following questions
For information on smear tests, please visit www.nhs.uk/conditions/cervical-screening
Please note if you find smears uncomfortable you may benefit from some additional vaginal oestrogen pessaries/cream and we would be happy to prescribe these to support you if appropriate.
HRT Information and Leaflet
There is little or no increase in breast cancer risk if you take oestrogen only HRT or transdermal oestrogen with utrogestel. Combined HRT can be associated with a small increased risk. Using vaginal oestrogen for vaginal symptoms is very safe.
Please read the following NHS information: www.nhs.uk/conditions/hormone-replacement-therapy-hrt/risks/
HRT is not a contraceptive. The Mirena is also a contraceptive method. In general all women can stop contraception at the age of 55 yrs.