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HRT? It is as easy as ABC

19th November 2017

There has been so much negative publicity about HRT over the past 15 years that many women and also healthcare professionals are really confused about its safety and efficacy.  There are now excellent guidelines, both national and international, which summarise all the available evidence about the benefits and risks of HRT.  For the majority of…

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Menopause and work with Lorraine Kelly

19th October 2017

It has been so exciting to talk about the impact of menopause at work with Lorraine Kelly on ITV – I am really grateful that they gave me the opportunity to discuss this important issue.  West Midlands police have been really forward thinking in the work that they have done which has already helped so…

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World Menopause Day – Dispelling some HRT myths

17th October 2017

Anxiety, low mood, irritability, loss of self-esteem, loss of confidence, memory problems, poor concentration, tiredness, headaches, palpitations, joint pains, muscle aches, brain fog, urinary symptoms, loss of libido and vaginal dryness are all unspoken symptoms of the perimenopause and menopause.  These symptoms often last for years and even decades; yet all too often women are…

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GPs need to prescribe HRT, not antidepressants

5th October 2017

Taken from The Telegraph, 2 October 2017 Ask people what they know about the menopause and they will often talk about hot flushes, night sweats and mood swings.  Menopausal women are often made fun of and they are the butt of many jokes. What’s the big fuss about?” my 14 year old daughter recently asked…

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Kate Reddy is back!

21st September 2017

Some of you may remember Allison Pearson’s previous novel – I Don’t Know How She Does It.  The sequel to this book has been published today and all women should read it!  Kate Reddy is 49 and trying to go back to work after a career break looking after her children.  She is struggling with…

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