153Learning how to prescribe HRT as a GP trainee with Dr Thulasi Naveenan
In this episode of the podcast, Dr Thulasi Naveenan talks to Dr Louise Newson about her experiences as a 3rd year GP trainee working in a central Manchester practice and learning on the job when it comes to HRT prescribing.
Perimenopause, menopause and pain Factsheet
Pain, muscle aches and stiffness in the joints are extremely common symptoms during the perimenopause, menopause and beyond, which can be due to the lack of hormones estrogen and testosterone.
My story: Thirty years of feeling the benefits with HRT, don’t take it from me now!
In this patient stories article, we hear from Lindsay who is 77 and has been taking HRT since 1989.
152Irritable bowel, bloating and digestive health with The Gut Experts
In this episode of the podcast, the experts discuss why more women are troubled by gut related symptoms compared to men, how gut and bowel problems have a very real impact on women’s lives, and why eating the right type, amount and variety of foods is so important for your gut health and overall wellbeing.
Speaking out about menopause in my community and at work
This is a patient story about Meera who started to develop symptoms of menopause at the age of 40 and didn’t know where to turn for advice. She’s since implemented free menopause training to support women in the workplace and is committed to opening up the conversation about menopause in South Asian communities.
151Unpicking UTIs and the role of hormones with Dr Rajvinder Khasriya
In this episode of the Louise Newson Podcast, Dr Rajvinder Khasriya explains how common and debilitating UTIs can be for women in the peri/menopause.
Long COVID, Diet and Hormones Booklet
The purpose of this booklet is to explain poor gut health and the microbiome, and outline what can be done to improve your gut health through practical advice, including a dietary strategy for patients with histamine intolerance.
150The effects of trauma, gender bias and the peri/menopause with Dr Jan Smith
In this episode, Dr Jan describes to Dr Louise Newson how women can feel after a difficult birth or medical experience, and how trauma related emotions can resurface many years later at peri/menopause when psychological and genitourinary changes occur, often affecting relationships and intimacy.
Find out in this factsheet how what iron is and why do we need it? Why iron is important for women, how much iron we should have every day and food sources of iron.
149What I have learnt since falling in love with menopause care with Dr Abbie Laing
In this episode, Dr Louise Newson speaks to Dr Abbie Laing about why she now specialises in menopause care and what she has learnt through her research and writing on the subject.
Dr Nighat Arif on Ramadan and HRT [video]
In this video you can learn from Dr Arif how you can continue to take your HRT whilst fasting.
My Story: Hormone changes triggered my OCD and depression
In this article, we hear from Anna - who has a history of OCD (obsessive compulsive disorder) and bouts of depression. Her mental health had been stable for 12 years then, at the age of 45, she fell into a deep depression that left her suicidal – and it didn’t begin to lift until she started HRT.