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Managing the menopause

Dr Suneeta Kochhar explains the best management practices and discusses some benefits and risks of HRT

Menopause linked to headaches

Perimenopausal migraineurs are particularly likely to experience frequent headaches, especially if they are depressed or overuse headache medications, according to an American analysis that included 3664 women with migraines.

Antidepressants cool hot flushes

Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) and serotonin noradrenaline reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs) can reduce hot flushes by 65% in menopausal women, according to a systematic review of 18 studies

Promoting confidence in HRT

Kathy Abernethy presents a case study of providing support to a woman who is reluctant to start hormone replacement therapy

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