The role of HRT in improving cognitive abilities such as verbal memory continues to be debated, with lack of clarity around the role of menopausal estrogen lack, and hence the role of hormone replacement, along with the role of simply ageing.
Many women and healthcare professionals continue to be concerned about the association of HRT use and breast cancer.
Survey reveals one in two women go through the menopause without consulting a healthcare professional
A new survey conducted by Ipsos MORI on behalf of our sister charity the British Menopause Society (BMS) has revealed that one in two women in Great Britain (aged 45-65 who are currently experiencing or who have experienced menopausal symptoms go through the menopause without consulting a healthcare professional.
Our sister charity, the British Menopause Society, has recently posted news on the findings of several studies relating to HRT.
We have prepared a series of factsheets on menopause and related issues, following the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) menopause guidelines from November 2015.
Acupuncture has often been used as a treatment for hot flushes but its effectiveness is unclear.