Menopause Symptoms

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. ...