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  1. More for women in general, and then also a bit more for woman on hormonal birth control. There have not been any specific studies done on joint pain for women on spiro or HRT...just birth control pills. Interestingly, I did not have any of these symptoms until I stopped oral contraceptives just a few months ago.
  2. I definitely do stay hydrated, and I mostly drink filtered water from my fridge. I also have my Potassium checked periodically. When you said women have more incidences of joint pain and TMJ, did you mean in general, or with hormonal treatment? I ddon't have any joint pain per se, but more so crepitus and popping in the afore mentioned joints. What dose of Spiro are you currently on? Have you ever tried Metformin alone for hormonal acne? Thanks!
  3. Has anyone had experience with metformin treating their cystic hormonal acne successfully?
  4. I read an article somewhere that showed it may improve bone density in post-menopausal women (makes sense if you think about it. Blocked testo means increased Estrogen, which is where the whole breast cancer thing with spiro comes in. If post-meno women have low Estrogen, but blocking the Testo causes what estrogen they do have to be "more active", so to speak, it would protect bone density, since low estrogen is known to cause decreased bone density in post-meno). However, that same article sho
  5. Hi all! I have been on Spironolactone for approximately 2 years now, and have had very little side effects from it (25 mg twice daily). It has truly been my miracle as I suffered from terrrible cystic acne prior to starting this medication. Nothing had helped before Spironolactone!!! I am seen and managed by an endocrinologist who checked my hormones up and down, with everything being in normal range. In the last few months, I have noticed painless popping and/or grinding in multiple joi