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Posts Tagged ‘contraceptive pill’

BLOOD PRESSURE – THE SILENT KILLER

Wednesday, July 17th, 2019

We don’t only cover menopause – related topics in our newsletter.  We cover general health topics too – anything that will be of interest to women of menopausal age.

Almost one in three adults in the UK has high blood pressure – that’s around 16 million people. In addition, over five million adults have high blood pressure but don’t know it. That’s because high blood pressure doesn’t have any symptoms, which is why the condition is known as the silent killer.

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HRT MYTHS

Saturday, June 15th, 2019

HRT is the most effective treatment for menopausal symptoms such as hot flushes, night sweats and vaginal dryness. Its use plummeted towards the beginning of this century, following some large clinical trials that suggested using HRT increased the risk of stroke, cardiovascular disease and breast cancer. But over the past decade, further research and reanalysis of the data have revealed that for most women under 60, the benefits of HRT outweigh any risks. However, myths prevail regarding HRT use. This article looks at the research behind HRT to dispel some of these common myths.

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