Posts Tagged ‘menopause’

MENOPAUSE ‘ASK THE EXPERTS’ QUESTIONS & ANSWERS

Friday, November 1st, 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 issues 79 (winter 2018/19) and 80 (spring 2019) 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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PRESCRIBING OF HRT

Friday, September 20th, 2019

Women prescribed HRT often say: “I’ve got my life back”. As a doctor, this is a hugely rewarding phrase to hear. Achieving good midlife health is a holistic process. Underpinning this is HRT’s ability to even out rollercoastering hormones. This guide to HRT prescribing aims to provide knowledge of when, why and how HRT is prescribed, how to adjust it and when to stop, as well as touching on vaginal health and contraception. Hopefully, you’ll be empowered to work with your healthcare professional to manage your individual HRT needs.

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BLEEDING PATTERNS AND THE MENOPAUSE

Friday, September 20th, 2019

The perimenopause is the time between when a woman starts to experience the first signs of the menopause and when she has had 12 months without a period. Although some women will have an early menopause, finishing their periods before their mid-40s, half the women in the UK go through the menopause by the age of 51/52. Eighty percent of women will have stopped having periods by 55.

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