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Selected articles

We are delighted to bring you some selected articles from Midlife Matters e-magazine. Articles will appear here from the previous edition over time - if you would like to receive your own copy via e-mail (to get them 'hot off the press'), just drop us an e-mail and we will add you to the circulation list.

Menopause: a GP's perspective

Dr Shashi Prasad talks about how to get the most out of your appointment with a medical professional

HRT and menopause - an update

Professor Talaulikar presents an online update on HRT and menopause (video presentation), packed with up-to-date, balanced and research-backed information

Testosterone and menopause

Professor Talaulikar outlines the role of testosterone, what may happen to it during peri-menopause, the effects of deficiency, what options are available and their risks and benefits

Are there any treatments for POI?

Professor Talaulikar discusses the treatment options for Premature Ovarian Insufficiency (POI), including different HRT (Hormone Replacement Therapy) options

Busting HRT confusion

What is the difference between oral and trans-dermal oestrogen in terms of safety protocol and why are micronised progesterone or the Mirena coil the preferred options if women need progesterone?

Vaginal Atrophy (GSM)

What is Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause (GSM - the medical term now used to describe Vaginal Atrophy), how would a woman know and what can we do about it? Dr Vikram Talaulikar discusses this unpleasant condition

Alzheimer's and HRT

With twice as many women than men suffering with Alzheimer's, what it the latest evidence in terms of Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) and protection? Dr Vikram Talaulikar and Professor Isaac Manyonda clarify things

Gynaecological cancers

'Gynaecological cancer' refers to the five cancers that start in a woman's reproductive system. Professor Manyonda and Dr Talaulikar consider womb and cervical cancer.

Physical and psychological wellbeing

A sizeable proportion of women experience significant symptoms that negatively impact on their quality of life. These can become a frequent occurrence, say Professor Manyonda and Dr Talaulikar

Sex and the menopause

Professor Isaac Manyonda and Dr Vikram Talaulikar take a look at the changes in libido and sexual satisfaction during the menopause and what can be done about it

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