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Hormone replacement

I am recovering from a hysterctomy due to uterine cancer.  My oncologist said he will wait a YEAR to start hormone treatment.  I told him I only want to be put on bioidentical therapy.  He said "no estrogen is a good estrogen"  so I am confused.  I feel a year is much too long to wait.  I have hot flashes all day. am jumpy and nervous and feel like I weigh 1000 pounds.  What should I do now?  I am 74 and only have social security and my medical insurance.  I know there must be an answer somewhere.  I am reading Suzanne Sommers books and it seems pretty clear to me there are other options than the old hormone treatment.  Any suggestions?  
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Hormone therapy is really not reccomended after batteling cancer,,,ask your Dr his opinion of a herbal called Black Kosch it is known to be good for hot flashes do NOT take it without his permission, I have no idea if it is safe for you or not.
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Thanks so much, I see him in August so will be sure to ask him.  I can't imagine spending the rest of my life like this!!!  Winter would be a problem, I'd surely freeze everyone out===  again, thanks.
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