Menopause HRT causes so much confusion and anxiety. For the vast majority of women under the age of 60, the benefits of HRT outweigh any risks. There are numerous studies and guidelines which support this.
Menopause When the Government’s official Business Champion for older workers, the formidable pension rights campaigner Ros Altmann, rattled her sabre on behalf of women of a certain age last year, millions of us raised a cheer.
Cancer Angelina’s decision to undergo a double mastectomy as a carrier of the faulty BRCA gene mutation put the issue in the spotlight; however a report shows it's had little impact on the number of women with a family history being genetically tested.
General Health One in two women over the age of 50 will have an osteoporosis related fracture in their lifetime but the good news is that fracture risk can both be predicted and in many cases safely prevented.
General Health Transdermal oestrogens are recommended as first choice therapy for the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis in women. Such therapy also has other benefits of reducing menopausal symptoms, improving energy and mood and libido and almost certainly reducing the instances of heart attack and strokes.