Posts Tagged ‘menopause’

MENOPAUSE ‘ASK THE EXPERTS’ QUESTIONS & ANSWERS

Wednesday, May 9th, 2018

The following ‘Ask the Experts’ questions were sent in to The Menopause Exchange by our members, the answers were provided by our ‘Ask the Experts’ panel and included in issue 74 (autumn 2017) of The Menopause Exchange newsletter. If you would like to read the questions and answers in the latest issue of The Menopause Exchange newsletter sign up for FREE emailed newsletters.

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DIGESTIVE PROBLEMS

Wednesday, April 25th, 2018

Digestive problems such as indigestion, heartburn, bloating and constipation are common reasons why people visit their GP surgery. There’s evidence to suggest that these digestive problems become more common at the menopause. A study of a group of pre-and post-menopausal women in Sweden showed that those on HRT were more likely to be using an antihistamine for allergies and taking medicines to treat excess stomach acid.

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ALL ABOUT THE PERIMENOPAUSE

Tuesday, March 27th, 2018

You reach the menopause when you haven’t had any periods for 12 consecutive months. You go through the perimenopause in the time leading up to your final period. The perimenopause starts when your periods begin to change and/or when menopausal symptoms appear, so it has a rather vague onset but a very well-defined finish.

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