FIND OUT WHY YOU HAVE MENOPAUSE
SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS
Reduced sex drive
Tiredness and difficulty concentrating
CLICK BELOW TO FILL OUT THE MENOPAUSE QUESTIONNAIRE AND WE WILL FORWARD IT TO YOUR GP
WHAT ARE THE RISKS OF MENOPAUSE?
Risk of cardiovascular diseases and stroke
WHAT LIFESTYLE, DIETARY MODIFICATION AND EXERCISE CAN YOU DO?
LIFESTYLE, DIETARY MODIFICATIONS
Stop smoking (can worsen your symptoms and increase the risk of osteoporosis).
Avoid alcohol, hot drinks and spicy foods that may trigger symptoms such as hot flushes and night sweats.
Eat estrogen rich diet such as chickpeas, soy and flaxseeds.
Do regular exercise particularly weight bearing exercise such as dancing, walking for strengthen bones and muscles.
*This information does not replace talking to your health professionals. Ask your Doctor or pharmacist if you are experiencing menopause symptoms.
WHAT ARE THE TREATMENT OPTIONS FOR MENOPAUSAL SYMPTOMS?
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.
MENOPAUSE SYMPTOM SCORE
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.
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National Health and Medical Research Council 2015, Hormone Replacement Therapy: A summary of the evidence, Australian Government, Canberra.
Therapeutic Guidelines 2014, Female hypogonadism, Therapeutic Guidelines, viewed 27 January 2018, < https://tgldcdp-tg-orgaccess.library.unisa.edu.au/viewTopic?topicfile=female hypogonadism&guidelineName=Endocrinology#edg-c14-s5-3>.