Menopause or change of life is the final menstrual period in women’s life where they become infertile. It occurs when women’s ovaries stop producing the two important hormones estrogen and progestogen. The average age for women to undergo menopause is 51- 52 years in Australia however, women may also experience an early menopause symptom due to treatments such as radiation therapy or removal of ovaries.
*This information does not replace talking to your health professionals. Ask your Doctor or pharmacist if you are experiencing menopause symptoms.
Various treatment options are available for managing menopausal symptoms, however it is best to discuss with your GP. Because Menopause is broad and it may be difficult to remember all your symptoms at once, it might be helpful fill out the Menopause questionnaire. This will will help your GP in choosing a suitable treatment plan.
The treatment of menopause symptoms depends on an individual woman and their severity of symptoms. Some women can cope with symptoms without any treatment and some may manage their symptoms by lifestyles modification such as healthy eating and physical activities. However, for some women the menopause symptoms can have major effects on their quality of life that they need to seek medical treatment.
Complete the online Menopause Questionnaire and we will contact your GP.
**This information does not replace talking to your health professionals. Ask your Doctor or pharmacist if you are experiencing menopause symptoms.