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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?
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?
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?
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