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Antidepressants and Hot Flushes
Antidepressants and Hot Flushes
You may be surprised to learn that antidepressants could help your menopause symptoms....
Antidepressants and the Menopause
Antidepressants and the Menopause
For some women, antidepressant can relieve symptoms of menopause such as hot flushes and mild depression. They are not, however, considered as effective as hormone…...
Choosing Menopause Treatment
Choosing Menopause Treatment
Take the menopause quiz to find out how you can choose the best treatment for your menopause symptoms....
Controversy Around Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT)
Controversy Around Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT)
Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) is a controversial treatment for menopause. It carries a combination of benefits and risks, with a number of supporters as well as…...
Declining Breast Cancer Rates and HRT
Declining Breast Cancer Rates and HRT
Declining breast cancer rates have been associated with declining HRT use but some experts are criticising the study....
Gabapentin for Hot Flushes
Gabapentin for Hot Flushes
Gabapentin is thought to be as effective as oestrogen in treating hot flushes in postmenopausal woman. However, there are side effects that should first be considered....
Hormone Therapy and Doctor's Mistakes
Hormone Therapy and Doctor's Mistakes
Many doctors are making the mistake of prescribing a high dose of HRT when a low one is just as effective and has fewer risks....
How to Prevent Bone Density Loss
How to Prevent Bone Density Loss
Menopause brings with it many changes and unfortunately, bone density loss from a reduction in the hormone oestrogen is one of these physical changes. Follow these…...
HRT and Cancer
HRT and Cancer
Although HRT has been linked to some cancer types, your doctor can help you weigh the benefits and risks of this treatment....
HRT and Ovarian Cancer
HRT and Ovarian Cancer
New research shows the significance of the link between ovarian cancer and hormone replacement therapy (HRT)....
Long Term Risks of Osteoporosis Drugs
Long Term Risks of Osteoporosis Drugs
Some osteoporosis drugs can actually increase fractures but this is more likely to happen with long-term use....
Losing Weight to Reduce Hot Flushes
Losing Weight to Reduce Hot Flushes
Weight loss may help reduce hot flushes but only do so if you are overweight....
Oestrogen Replacement Therapy
Oestrogen Replacement Therapy
Oestrogen replacement therapy is an important treatment for some women who want to relieve the symptoms of menopause. However, it does carry risks, which are greater…...
Products for Sexual Symptoms of Menopause
Products for Sexual Symptoms of Menopause
Sexual health can be challenged during the menopausal transition. Fortunately, there are treatments and products to enhance sexual pleasure and vaginal health during…...
Progesterone Replacement Therapy
Progesterone Replacement Therapy
Progesterone replacement therapy uses synthetic progesterone known as progestogen. It is not commonly used but may be a good choice for women who can't take oestrogen…...
Progestin/Oestrogen Combination Therapy
Progestin/Oestrogen Combination Therapy
Oestrogen/progestin therapy is a type of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) that is used to relieve menopause symptoms. The risks, however, mean that you need to…...
Selective Oestrogen Receptor Modulators
Selective Oestrogen Receptor Modulators
Selective oestrogen receptor modulators (SERMs) such as Femarelle are thought to be effective for relieving the symptoms of menopause but without some of the risks…...
The Basics of Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT)
The Basics of Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT)
Learn the basics of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) to determine the benefits and risks of HRT as well as whether it's an appropriate treatment for you....
Treating Hot Flushes with Blood Pressure Drugs
Treating Hot Flushes with Blood Pressure Drugs
Blood pressure drugs such as Clonidine can help to relieve hot flushes that occur during menopause. There are, however, risks to understand before choosing this…...
Understanding Mammography and Menopause
Understanding Mammography and Menopause
Breast health is more important than ever during your menopausal years. Talk to your doctor about when is the right time to have a mammogram....
Using an Injectable Osteoporosis Drug
Using an Injectable Osteoporosis Drug
A new injectable osteoporosis drug is thought to help women at a high risk of fractures. Talk to your doctor about the side-effects and whether it is right for you....
What's New in Menopause Treatments?
What's New in Menopause Treatments?
Menopause needn't be a time for stress or discomfort with symptoms. Instead, find out about newer treatments that can relieve hot flushes and other symptoms of menopause....
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