Menopause Specialists – apply for certification before 1 December 2017

The NICE Guideline, Menopause: diagnosis and management, published in November 2015 makes reference to ‘specialists with expertise in menopause’ or ‘menopause specialists’ throughout the guideline. Click here to view the full definition of a menopause specialist and you should note in particular the 'grandfather clause'.  This applies to those of you who fulfil the listed [...]

2017-09-12T10:54:54+00:00 12 September 2017|

Guardian article: HRT and vaginal moisturisers? Here’s what really helps women

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 disturbance caused by night sweats and is one of several strategies to keep bones strong.”   Read the article:

2017-08-07T12:17:56+00:00 7 August 2017|

HRT and hearing loss

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. Click here to read press release (opens in Word) Dr Heather Currie, chairman of the British Menopause Society, commented: ‘This type of trial relies on women’s [...]

2017-05-10T11:40:51+00:00 10 May 2017|