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Menopause: An Overview

Menopause is diagnosed when a woman has not had a menstrual cycle for twelve months. It signals the end of her reproductive life and usually occurs in her fifties. Menopause is usually accompanied by symptoms including hot flushes, sexual and skin changes and mood swings. They...
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Heart Health

The heart pumps blood and transports oxygen through the body. Heart health is essential for everyone, but unhealthy habits like poor diet, lack of exercise and smoking negatively affect the heart and contribute to conditions like cardiovascular disease and metabolic syndrome....
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Osteoporosis: Overview

Osteoporosis is a condition in which bone mass reduces and the bones become brittle and fragile. The condition becomes more common with age. Nutrition also has a significant impact. Eating a calcium-rich diet throughout life but especially in childhood, adolescence and pregnancy...
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Menopause (Video)

Menopause affects all women around their fifties. It is not a disease; rather, it is a normal part of life. […]

Nutrition and menopause

It’s a natural rite of passage for most women – at time that marks the end of fertility, or childbearing […]

Menopause and Breast Cancer

Professor Christobel Saunders talks about managing menopause symptoms after breast cancer. Hello, I’m Chistobel Saunders, Professor of Surgery at the University […]
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Menopause

Menopause is the term used when women permanently stop having menstrual periods. It can be diagnosed after one year with no periods following the final menstrual period. Menopause may occur naturally, or may be induced.

Vagifem Pessaries

Generic Name: Oestradiol Product Name: Vagifem Pessaries Indication: What Vagifem is used for Vagifem is used to treat atrophic vaginitis […]

Climara

Climara (oestradiol) is used for the treatment of menopausal symptoms due to oestrogen deficiency during menopause or after a surgical procedure.

Estraderm

Generic Name: Oestradiol Product Name: Estraderm Indication Estraderm is a transdermal patch containing the female hormone oestradiol (oestrogen). Estraderm is […]