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Menopause advice

Menopause advice The Menopause typically affects women between the ages of 45 and 55 but can happen earlier. Symptoms vary from person to person and can have a big impact on your life. Some women may need some extra support while going through the menopause.

 

Below are several webpages you can access for more detailed tips and advice to help you during the menopause. This includes perimenopause, lifestyle, treatments and therapies and real-life stories.

 

The NHS Menopause page gives an overview of the menopause and further detailed information regarding symptoms, things you can do (lifestyle changes), treatment and different ways to get help and support.

 

Other helpful sites include:

 

Healthtalk.org – Here you can find information about managing everyday life, relationships with health professionals and more detailed explanations around symptoms and changes in your body. There are also interviews with women about their real-life experiences with the menopause and perimenopause.

 

Women's health concern - A confidential and independent service to advise, inform and reassure women about their gynaecological, sexual and post reproductive health.

 

Menopause Matters - is an award winning, independent website providing up-todate, accurate information about the menopause, menopausal symptoms, and treatment options.

 

Daisy Network - Dedicated to providing information and support to women diagnosed with Premature Ovarian Insufficiency, also known as Premature Menopause.

 

At a Menopause Café, people will meet with others in a more relaxed and casual environment, for a confidential chat around the menopause while enjoying a nice cuppa and a slice of cake together. We are lucky to have a menopause café meeting within the borough. If you’re interested in attending a meet-up, please email: waterloovillemenopausecafe22@outlook.com.  You can visit the Menopause Café website for further information about the organisation, events and to sign-up to their newsletter. It is recommended to talk to your GP if you have any medical concerns around your mental or physical health

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