Posts Tagged ‘symptoms’

STARTING ON HRT

Friday, November 27th, 2020

Many women go through the menopause around the age of 50 or 51 without any problems at all. But some women may struggle with symptoms, leading them to consult their GP or another healthcare professional to discuss whether HRT is right for them.

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THYROID PROBLEMS AND THE MENOPAUSE

Wednesday, August 5th, 2020

Your thyroid gland is a butterfly-shaped gland just in front of your windpipe. Its job is to control your metabolism. When your thyroid gland doesn’t work properly, you may notice symptoms such as palpitations and weight loss (caused by an overactive gland) or depression and hair loss (caused by an underactive gland). Two in every 100 people in the UK will suffer from a problem with their thyroid gland, and 3% of women aged 50 or over are taking thyroid hormones.

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