Kathy Abernethy, the new BMS chairman, said: “Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is absolutely the best treatment for hot flushes and sweats that affect daily life. It can also help sleep [...]
A paper published today in Menopause, the journal of the North American Menopause Society, reports that Postmenopausal Hormone Replacement Therapy may be associated with a higher risk of hearing loss.
Just in case you missed these two excellent TV programmes last Thursday, 20 April here are the links.
This documentary features Dr Heather Currie, Chair of the British Menopause Society (BMS). The British Menopause Society and the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) have issued a statement ahead of the screening.
Essential viewing on BBC 1: Kirsty Wark – The menopause and me. Everything you always wanted to know about the menopause (but were too embarrassed to ask).
Results have been reported from a study of more than 4,200 women who received a coronary calcium scan at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center between 1998 and 2012. A coronary calcium scan is a CT scan that measures the amount of calcium in the heart's arteries.
NAM (National Aids Manual) – the HIV/AIDS information charity – has produced a new factsheet entitled ‘Menopause and HIV’.
Essential viewing on BBC i-player - two recent TV programmes on BBC1.
MyTherapy app helps you remember to take your pills, making it easier to adhere to treatments.
Cognitive behaviour therapy is a non-medical approach that could be helpful for some menopausal problems, including anxiety and stress, depressed mood, hot flushes and night sweats, sleep problems and fatigue.