Side effects of hormone replacement therapy

Like any other treatment, hormone replacement therapy also has specific side effects. The good thing is they generally improve within a few months. However, if the symptoms persist or are severe, you may need to consult a doctor.

Here are a few general side effects:

  • Breast tenderness or swelling
  • Frequent mood swings
  • Indigestion and bloating
  • Nauseous feeling
  • Headaches
  • Depression
  • Swelling in the body
  • Pain in the abdomen
  • Back pain
  • Acne
  • Vaginal bleeding