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Menopause: a GP's perspective


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Dr Shashi Prasad talks about menopuase from a GP's perspective.

If you've ever wondered how to make the most of your precious appointment with a medical professional, Shashi offers pointers on how best to prepare so you get the most out of it.

In the presentation, Shashi talks about:

  • Menopause: what it is and when does it occur
  • Some of the things that may happen during peri-menopause and beyond (eg. vasomotor symptoms, changes in periods and vaginal issues)
  • What types of treatment are available, including different routes of Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • How can you best prepare for your apppointment to make is as effective as possible
  • What are the challenges for GPs
  • Considerations of taking an effective patient history, including weighing up the benefits and risks
  • Types of treatement avaiable and how to deal with women presenting with such as a high BMI or history of breast cancer

For more information, please visit: Dr Shashi Prasad's web site

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