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:
The menopauseBreast cancer: risk factorsBreast care and self-examinationComplementary/alternative therapies for menopausal womenContraception for the older womanHRTHRT: Benefits and risks – what you should knowHRT: The historyHRT: SummaryMenopausal Hair LossOsteoporosis: bone health following the menopauseOvarian cancerProlapse: 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:
AbortionAndrogen deficiency (hypoactive sexual desire disorder or HSDD)Bacterial vaginosisCervical cancerCervical screeningContraceptionCoronary heart diseaseCystitisEndometrial ablationEndometriosisFemale incontinenceFibroidsHeavy periodsHuman papilloma virus (HPV)HysterectomyInfertilityOsteoporosisOvarian cystsPelvic inflammatory disease (PID)Period painPolycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)Premenstrual syndrome (PMS)Sexually transmitted infectionsThrushUterine polypsVestibulodynia (vulval pain)
‘Focus on’ series
In addition, our ‘Focus on’ series provides in-depth reviews of featured gynaecological or sexual health problems.