Menopause Symptoms

Milestone or Millstone?

Jim Sherifi | Posted 16.11.2015 | UK
Jim Sherifi

A milestone is defined as a significant stage or event in the development of something. NG23 is not a milestone document but another millstone around the neck of a profession that is trying to maintain the trust that patients have in it.. NICE needs to choose its words carefully. A 'sound bite' can often bite you back.

"Here, Have Some Wine" How to Help Your Partner Cope With the Menopause

Esther Harris | Posted 30.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Esther Harris

You'll know if your partner has more than "just irritating" symptoms. "I went from being a creative, ambitious professional who thrived on the job - to sitting on the floor and weeping with despair overnight," Kathryn tells.

You Won't Believe This Bizarre but Effective Treatment for Menopause Symptoms

Liberty Forrest | Posted 21.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Liberty Forrest

Years ago when I was still a young woman in my childbearing years, I would hear women complaining about menopausal hot flushes (or hot flashes, depending on where you live). They made them sound just miserable and I thought, "What's the big deal? You feel hot for a minute. So what?"

Vaginal Dryness, a Tale of Neglect

Dr Heather Currie | Posted 07.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Heather Currie

The term "Menopause" is frequently associated with thoughts of flushes, sweats and the dilemma of whether or not to take HRT. In addition, fluctuations in hormone levels during the peri-menopausal phase causes changes in messaging in the brain, which can lead to mood swings, irritability, loss of confidence and depression.

Surgical Menopause 'Affects Memory'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Removal of a woman's ovaries leads to an increased risk of mental decline in older age, a study has found. The procedure, which triggers a "surgica...

Waisting Away: The Move From Hour-Glass To Apple

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.10.2012 | UK Lifestyle

A major review has found that while menopause does not cause weight gain, it does increase belly fat. According to research by the International M...

Ovary Transplant Could Help Delay Menopause

The Telegraph | Posted 05.07.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Women may be able to remain fertile for their entire life and delay the menopause with ovarian transplants surgery, doctors have told a conference. ...

Menopausal Hot Flushes? Blame Your Blood Vessels

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 29.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle

Hot flushes suffered by menopausal women could be caused by abnormalities in the function of blood vessels, new research has suggested. ...