Compass House Medical Centres

Compass House Medical Centres

King Street Brixham TQ5 9TF and 2 Langdon Lane Galmpton TQ5 0PG | Tel: 01803 855897 | compasshouse@nhs.net

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Video Library Menopause and HRT (Women’s Health)

Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT)

Kathy Abernethy, Co-lead Menopause Services, Harrow NHS, and Trustee of the British Menopause Society answers these FAQs: What is HRT? What are the types of HRT? Which preparation should I take? Is there a difference? How long could I take it for? If a patient had a hysterectomy would her HRT intake be different? What are the side effects? What are benefits of HRT? What are the risks of HRT?

Menopause

Heather Currie, Associate Gynaecologist, NHS Dumfries & Galloway, and Trustee of the British Menopause Society answers these FAQs: What is the menopause? At what age does a woman usually go into the menopause? How is the menopause diagnosed? What are the symptoms of the menopause? How can the symptoms of the menopause be managed?

Headaches, migraines and the menopause

Anne MacGregor, Specialist in Headaches & Women’s Health, Barts Health NHS Trust, and Member of the British Menopause Society medical advisory council answers these FAQs: What are migraines? What is migraine with an aura? My migraines / headaches have worsened since the menopause – is this common? Is it safe to take HRT if I have migraines / migraine with aura? What type of HRT should I take?

HRT and the risk of breast cancer explained 

Jo Marsden, Consultant Breast Surgeon, and Member of the BMS medical advisory council, answers these FAQs: What is the risk of breast cancer with HRT? Is there a difference in the risk of breast cancer with oestrogen only HRT (in women who had a hysterectomy) compared to that with combined oestrogen progestogen HRT? How does the risk of breast with HRT compare to the risk of breast cancer with other lifestyle factors such as alcohol intake and obesity? Should I reduce the dose of my HRT intake to lower my risk of breast cancer with HRT? I went into the menopause in my early 40s. My doctor recommended I take HRT but I concerned about the risks. Will HRT increase my risk of breast cancer? Does vaginal oestrogen intake increase the risk of breast cancer?

For more useful videos from the British Menopause Society please follow link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCz9m2gNQgI-2QCawAzgWC7w

Brixham

  • Monday
    08:00 until 18:00
  • Tuesday
    08:00 until 20:00
    *6PM - 8PM Extended Hours
  • Wednesday
    08:00 until 18:00
  • Thursday
    08:00 until 18:00
  • Friday
    08:00 until 18:00
  • Saturday
    CLOSED
  • Sunday
    CLOSED

Galmpton

  • Monday
    08:30 until 17:00
  • Tuesday
    08:30 until 17:00
  • Wednesday
    08:30 until 17:00
  • Thursday
    08:30 until 17:00
  • Friday
    07:00 until 17:00
    * 7AM-8AM Extended Hours
  • Saturday
    CLOSED
  • Sunday
    CLOSED