Menopause

Menopausal symptoms

Menopause

Menopause is a natural biological process that marks the end of a the reproductive years. It is typically diagnosed when you have not had a menstrual period for 12 months. Menopause is caused by the decline in oestrogen and other hormones that regulate the menstrual cycle.

During menopause, you can experience a range of symptoms, detailed below, which can be disruptive to daily life and can have a significant impact on your quality of life.

Symptoms of Menopause:

Treatment options for menopause-related symptoms include:

Dr Proud believes it is important for you to be armed with as much information as possible when deciding on menopausal management.  She will discuss the risks and benefits of each treatment option with you to determine the best approach for your individual needs and circumstances. Hormonal therapy is not suitable for everyone, and the decision to use it should be made on a case-by-case basis, taking into account your medical history and individual risk factors.

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