Posts Tagged ‘menopausal symptoms’

THE MENOPAUSE AT WORK

Wednesday, May 20th, 2020

Women usually experience the menopause between the ages of 45 and 55, with 51 being the average age in the UK. The employment rate in the UK has grown substantially for women aged 50 to 64 in recent years.  With around 75% of women experiencing menopausal symptoms, which last on average for four to eight years (and sometimes up to ten years), it’s not surprising that the menopause can have a significant effect on women’s working lives.

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PROGESTERONE IN HRT

Tuesday, May 5th, 2020

Menopausal symptoms are largely driven by a lack of oestrogen. HRT helps these symptoms by topping up your body’s depleted oestrogen levels. HRT will also contain progesterone, unless you’ve had a hysterectomy. Understanding the pros and cons of different types of progesterone in HRT is key to choosing the most suitable HRT for you.

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MENOPAUSE CLINICS

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 norma@menopause-exchange.co.uk with the clinic’s name and address details.

 

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