Posts Tagged ‘menopausal symptoms’


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…)


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…)


Sunday, October 16th, 2016

Most women with menopausal symptoms are seen and successfully treated by their GP or practice nurse. However, sometimes they may need to go to a menopause clinic for special advice. This may be because they have had breast cancer, have medical conditions that make treatment difficult or have experienced a premature menopause. Sometimes a menopause clinic can offer treatments not available to GPs.

If you currently attend, or have attended, a menopause clinic (NHS/private), or you work at a menopause clinic, please email with the clinic’s name and address details.


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