During chemotherapy I experienced hot flushes and sweats especially living in North Queensland. I would sit in front of a fan in an air-conditioned (20 degrees) room and the sweating and hot flushes still kept coming. As the years pasted and I eased into Tamoxifen I started to notice that my flushes gradually lessened and now after four years I no longer experience them. From when my cancer was diagnosed my menstrual periods stopped. I was told my periods may become irregular, lighter or sometimes stop altogether. Mine stopped altogether. Three years into Tamoxifen my periods returned which for me is a sign of hope that I should be able to conceive naturally (when the time comes).
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