Health, wellbeing and lifestyle information
We publish a range of detailed factsheets on the most common gynaecological, sexual health and other medical conditions, which can be printed directly from our website or downloaded in PDF format.
Menopause: Giving you confidence for understanding and action
The publication of the NICE Guideline: Diagnosis and Management of the Menopause on 12th November 2015 has enabled Women’s Health Concern to prepare a new series of factsheets that will help address the issues that may arise.
The new fact sheets include the following topics:
Breast cancer: risk factors
Breast care and self-examination
Complementary/alternative therapies for menopausal women
Contraception for the older woman
HRT: Benefits and risks – what you should know
HRT: The history
Menopausal Hair Loss
Osteoporosis: bone health following the menopause
Prolapse: Uterine and vaginal
Note: Further topics will be added to this list. If there are other aspects of menopause that you would like including, please get in touch with the charity.
Other WHC factsheets:
Androgen deficiency (hypoactive sexual desire disorder or HSDD)
Coronary heart disease
Human papilloma virus (HPV)
Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID)
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)
Premenstrual syndrome (PMS)
Sexually transmitted infections
Vestibulodynia (vulval pain)
‘Focus on’ series
In addition, our ‘Focus on’ series provides in-depth reviews of featured gynaecological or sexual health problems.
Diet, nutrition and the menopause
Exercise and Happiness
Family coughs and colds
Herbs for menopause
Managing the 'season of overindulgence' – naturally
Stress and energy
Unexplained subfertility, current management of