Posts Tagged ‘menopause’

MENOPAUSE ‘ASK THE EXPERTS’ QUESTIONS & ANSWERS

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020

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 83 (winter 2019-20) and issue 84 (spring 2020) 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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STOPPING HRT

Thursday, July 23rd, 2020

Women shouldn’t be advised to stop taking HRT after any arbitrary time limit,’ say the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) guidelines that help healthcare professionals provide the best and safest care at the menopause. Yet the myth that you should stop HRT after five years is still one of the most common reasons why women stop taking HRT. This is often because their doctors refuse to continue to prescribe it, in the mistaken belief that taking HRT has a maximum five-year safety limit, regardless of a woman’s age or why she’s taking it.

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DIABETES AND THE MENOPAUSE

Monday, May 25th, 2020

Diabetes is a serious condition in which people have too much glucose (sugar) in their blood. Having glucose is essential – it’s what gives us our energy. We get glucose when our bodies break down the carbohydrates that we eat or drink and that glucose is released into our blood.

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COFFEE AND TEA AT THE MENOPAUSE

Sunday, May 17th, 2020

Recently, coffee has hit the headlines several times, with an apparent turnaround from coffee being ‘bad for us’ to coffee being ‘good for health’. Media reports suggest that tea is good for us as well. What is the truth about how much coffee or tea we should be drinking each day, and are there any effects of note for menopausal women?

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