What will happen if I stop my HRT?

I am 3 years post-hysterectomy and have been on Estrace since that time. I suspect it is causing me to gain weight, lose muscle tone and look older! I have noticed a big decline since the surgery, and lately have heart fluttering and palpitations occasionally. Yesterday I did not take the Estrace and had no... show more I am 3 years post-hysterectomy and have been on Estrace since that time. I suspect it is causing me to gain weight, lose muscle tone and look older! I have noticed a big decline since the surgery, and lately have heart fluttering and palpitations occasionally. Yesterday I did not take the Estrace and had no palpitations all day. I want to stop taking it. Is it safe to do that?
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