Archive for December, 2021

THE MENOPAUSE: A PARTNER’S GUIDE

Tuesday, December 28th, 2021

By definition, women have reached the menopause when they haven’t had a period for more than 12 months, but hormone changes that cause their symptoms may start a few years before their last period (the perimenopause). (more…)

SIDE EFFECTS OF HRT

Sunday, December 26th, 2021

Around 13 million women in the UK are peri or post-menopausal. And around 5% of 45- to 69-year-olds (around one million women) are using hormone replacement therapy (HRT) to manage their troublesome menopausal symptoms. Continuance, however, is poor, with many women stopping HRT within a year. Some have concerns about using ‘hormones’ and the potential risk of breast cancer or cardiovascular disease, while others experience side effects and stop their HRT without talking to their doctor or nurse. (more…)

MENOPAUSE RELIEF THROUGH YOUR PHARMACY

Sunday, December 5th, 2021

Community pharmacists are a vital part of the healthcare team. During the pandemic, their role has become more prominent, as GPs haven’t always been able to offer face-to-face appointments. (more…)

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