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I am 48 years old and had the Novasure procedure done in March of 2010.
Since then I have notice vaginal dryness and urinary problems. Can the Novasure procedure decrease estrogen levels. I have been reading about the vivelle dot and am interested in trying. I also read where the vivelle could help with mild depression, which I am experiencing since my 15 pound weight gain after the procedure.

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replied January 23rd, 2011
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Welcome to the ehealthforum and I am really glad to help you out. There’s a high possibility of the symptoms which you are going through to be attributed to the onset of menopause.

The interval between the periods tends to lengthen gradually and then they cease to exist. This is usually associated with dryness of the vagina, painful sexual intercourse, hot flashes.

Hot flashes are present in approximately 70% of the women and are associated with decreasing estrogen levels.

These flashes are a feeling of warmthness and are usually present in the face and upper part of the chest. The mood fluctuations are also very common during this period.

You can try vivelle dot which should help in alleviating some of the symptoms you're going though.

I sincerely hope that helps. Take care.

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