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Menopause - A guide: Overview
Menopause can be confronting for many women - the hot flushes, the mood swings, depression and a host of issues including one that isn’t spoken about much - female sexual dysfunction.
Here, we’ve collated a set of articles that cover some of the major issues women face during this transition period including how to look after your skin, to the pro's and con's of HRT or Bio-identical Hormone Replacement Therapy, and which supplements do you need - and which ones work! We hope this helps you manage your menopause, your way!
Menopause - A guide: Contents
01 - WHAT IS MENOPAUSE
An at a glance look at what causes menopause and its symptoms.
02 - HORMONE REPLACEMENT THERAPY (HRT) MYTHS
Dr Haran Sivapalan takes a quick look at the claims made about HRT and puts them into perspective.
03 - MENOPAUSE-YOUR SKIN AND BODY
Menopause: what it does to your skin and body and what you can do about it.
04 - DO I NEED TO TAKE SUPPLEMENTS?
The market is awash with products: which ones work and what do I really need?
05 - BIOIDENTICAL HORMONES
What are they and are they really safer than traditional HRT?
06 - DHEA & MENOPAUSE
DHEA supplements are sometimes used to treat menopause symptoms from hot flushes to decreased libido. But how good is it?
07 - FEMALE SEXUAL DYSFUNCTION
Pain during sex, dryness and a lack of libido are all symptoms of this little spoken about condition. Find out what you can do about them.
08 - USEFUL LINKS
A selection of links to organisations that could be useful for you.