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Oestrogen

Oestrogen, a female sex hormone with many roles, controls puberty, strengthens bones and more. But too much or too little can cause medical problems.

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Oestrogen blood test

Many women at some time have a blood test for oestrogen. It might be during pregnancy, if their menstrual cycle is unusual, or for some other reason.

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Menopause medication

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.

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Vaginal dryness

Although it can affect any woman, vaginal dryness is most common in women who have experienced menopause.

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Diethylstilboestrol (DES)

Links to trusted information about diethylstilboestrol (DES).

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Menopause treatments

Trusted information about menopause treatments can be found on this page.

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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.

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Cervical cancer treatment

The type of treatment you receive will depend upon the type of abnormality. Find out about the treatments for cervical cancer.

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What causes osteoporosis?

Osteoporosis is caused by bones losing their density. Some people are more at risk than others. Find out about the causes osteoporosis.

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What causes rheumatoid arthritis?

Doctors still don’t know what causes RA, but it is more common in people who smoke or have a family history of this disease. Find out about causes of RA.

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Fibroids

A fibroid is a non-cancerous tumour that grows in and around the uterus. Find out more about fibroids, including the symptoms and treatment options.

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