I have taken oestrogen patches for many years and it has neither helped nor made my pain worse. I did try to stop it a year ago thinking that after 30+ years it was time to stop but my night sweats were unbearable and my endocronogist put me back on it. BTW I have had a hysterectomy and also my ovaries out for the same length of time.Hope this helps
I've been on HRT for 2 yrs now and it has reduced some of my pins and needles and tingling but most definitely not all. I see such a small lessening in my symptoms that I'm considering going off of it.
I've been on HRt for a few years now and it helped with night sweats and other menopausal stuff, but I can't say it has made any difference with my fibro - and with the HRT you can still have bleeds, and that causes a lot of inflammation for me.