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The truth about the menopause [Subtitled Video]

In this full-length interview with subtitles, Dr Louise Newson, GP and menopause expert gives the truth about the menopause.

  • 0:00 How can the menopause affect women’s health?
  • 02:28 What’s the difference between perimenopause and menopause?
  • 03:24 What guidance is available for healthcare professionals?
  • 05:05 What is HRT?
  • 06:08 Are there alternative treatments available?
  • 07:37 Do Menopause symptoms disappear after taking HRT?
  • 08:32 What are the symptoms of the menopause?
  • 10:13 Sex and the menopause
  • 11:13 What is vaginal dryness?
  • 12:06 How do you feel about your job?
  • 12:36 HRT and breast cancer
  • 13:21 What are the risks of HRT with early menopause?
  • 13:58 Surgical menopause and hormones
  • 15:17 HRT – Understanding the risks and benefits
  • 18:21 GPs and menopause treatment
  • 20:25 Antidepressants and the menopause
  • 22:12 How to find the right healthcare professional
  • 23:12 How to find information on the menopause
  • 24:00 Alternative products to HRT
  • 25:03 Who can’t take HRT?
  • 25:56 Is menopause treatment ‘one size fits all’?
  • 26:15 Menopause and work
  • 28:00 Breaking the menopause taboo

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