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Trusted information about menopause treatments can be found on this page.
Find out when menopause is likely to start, common symptoms and how to relieve them, as well as possible long-term effects.
Most women have some symptoms during menopause. Some women will have only a few mild symptoms, but for others it is a distressing and difficult time.
Menopause that happens earlier than the expected age of around 50 years is called premature or early menopause.
How can medication help ease menopause symptoms? This article contains information about different types of menopause medicines, other treatment options and what to ask your doctor.
Trusted information about post menopause including the affects of osteoporosis on menopause and heart disease after menopause can be found on this page.
Bleeding after menopause
Bleeding after menopause is usually nothing to worry about, but you should always have it checked out by a doctor. Learn about possible causes and what to do next.
Hormone replacement therapy (HRT)
Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is the name for a number of hormone therapies that can be used to treat the symptoms of menopause.
Oestrogen, a female sex hormone with many roles, controls puberty, strengthens bones and more. But too much or too little can cause medical problems.
Perimenopause takes place as most women’s ovaries gradually stop working over a period of years, producing fewer eggs and releasing less of the hormones than usual. Learn more about how perimenopause affects women here.