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Posts Tagged ‘hot flushes’

MENOPAUSE ‘ASK THE EXPERTS’ QUESTIONS & ANSWERS

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019

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 78 (autumn 2018) 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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HRT MYTHS

Friday, April 26th, 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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A MAN’S GUIDE TO THE MENOPAUSE

Thursday, January 10th, 2019

Research involving married couples found that women with a positive attitude towards the menopause struggled with fewer symptoms. Women also said that their menopausal symptoms were fewer if their partners had a positive attitude. Research on men’s impressions, experiences and attitudes towards their wives going through a natural menopause found that if men had a better understanding of the changes women were experiencing, they were able to provide more emotional support. This, in turn, helped to improve marital relationships. So what do men need to know about the menopause so that they can help and support their partners?

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