The menopause can be a time of great change in a women’s life. The peri-menopause can bring with it a whole raft of different symptoms such as hot flushes, low mood and night sweats, all of which can be quite debilitating to deal with for some women.
Luckily there is a lot that can be done to manage these issues and get you back on track. At Doctor360 menopause management involves taking a thorough history, examination and discussion about the various different options available to manage this phase of life including both lifestyle and menopausal hormone therapy (MHT).
Menopause occurs when a woman hasn’t menstruated in 12 consecutive months and can no longer become pregnant naturally. It usually begins between the ages of 45 and 55, but can develop before or after this age range.
There are many different signs that have linked to the peri-menopause, which are caused by fluctuating hormone levels (particularly oestrogen):