The menopause, HRT and you
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Published by Penguin in Harmondsworth .
Written in English


  • Menopause -- Popular works.

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Includes index.

StatementCaroline Hawkridge.
GenrePopular works.
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 304p. :
Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18373159M
ISBN 100140272615

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If you’re looking for relief from menopause symptoms, knowing the pros and cons of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) can help you decide whether it’s right for you.. What Is Hormone.   As you get older, you might notice that maintaining your usual weight becomes more difficult. In fact, many women gain weight around the menopause transition. Menopause weight gain isn't inevitable, however. You can reverse course by paying attention to healthy-eating habits and leading an active lifestyle. SOURCES: Your Perfectly Pampered Menopause: Health, Beauty, and Lifestyle Advice for the Best Years of Your Life, by Colette York: Broadway Books, American College of.   If you start HRT when you are still having periods, or have just finished periods. You will normally be advised to use a 'cyclical combined HRT' preparation: Monthly cyclical HRT - you take oestrogen every day but progestogen is added in for 14 days of each day treatment cycle.

  Many women attribute their weight gain to hormone replacement therapy medication. However, according to experts, this is a myth. Although HRT may promote fluid retention and bloating, it can actually increase your resting metabolic rate and help you avoid or lose the belly fat associated with perimenopausal weight gain.   Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) can help prevent bone loss caused by the decreased levels of estrogen that occurs during perimenopause and menopause. However, experts currently recommend that HRT. 'The M Word' is a complete one-stop guide to the peri-menopause and menopause, covering everything from understanding symptoms to managing relationships to which treatments really work. Discussing HRT as well as self-help and lifestyle tips, this book will be your companion through the years before, during and after the menopause. One-on-one consultation serves the purpose of addressing everything you’ve learned to determine your best options for managing your menopause your way. Schedule an appointement. Webinars On Demand. Finally, the seminar on demand! You'll learn the facts, dispel the misconceptions, and discover why you're unique.

Menopause is the time in a woman's life when her period stops. It usually occurs naturally, most often after age Menopause happens because the woman's ovaries stop producing the hormones estrogen and progesterone. A woman has reached menopause when she has not had a period for one year. Changes and symptoms can start several years earlier. The book objectively presents evidence so that the reader may make informed decisions based on past, present, and the future of hormone therapy. This book provides a sense of empowerment in choosing therapy while dispelling fear of what was previously misunderstood about hormones after .   Hormone replacement therapy tablets. Photograph: Alamy She doesn’t understand. This is not her fault. She is a compassionate woman, but she had an easy menopause. Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is a treatment to relieve symptoms of the menopause. It replaces hormones that are at a lower level as you approach the menopause. Benefits of HRT. The main benefit of HRT is that it can help relieve most of the .