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 menopause
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
HRT: Summary
Menopausal Hair Loss
Osteoporosis: bone health following the menopause
Ovarian cancer
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.

WHC factsheets