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Menopause
Vol. 19 No 1 | Autumn 2017

Menopause

Vol. 19 No 1 | Autumn 2017


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Perimenopause: treating the transition
MB, MPH, FAChSHM

Menopause is the final menstrual period. The menopausal transition is the time from the onset of menstrual cycle changes or vasomotor symptoms until one year after the final menstrual period.

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Body-identical hormone therapy
MB BS, MD, FRANZCOG, FRCOG, CREI

Some women passing through the menopause transition suffer severe sweats and flushes or other menopausal symptoms, and while menopausal hormone therapy (MHT) is by far the most effective treatment, many are fearful of using it. Every doctor who treats menopausal women knows that the ‘big issue’ around MHT usage is breast cancer risk. When the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) study dramatically released its initial results to the world media in 2002, this resulted in headlines here in Australia such as ‘Stop your HRT and see your doctor’ (Daily Telegraph lead page 10 July 2002). Many now incorrectly believe that all MHTs cause breast cancer.

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MOST VIEWED ARTICLES

A/Prof John Eden
Feature
Body-identical hormone therapy
A/Prof John Eden
Dr Stella Milsom
Feature
Premature ovarian insufficiency
Dr Stella Milsom
Prof Ian R Reid
Feature
Osteoporosis in postmenopausal women
Prof Ian R Reid
Dr Shveta Kapoor
Women's Health -> Case Report
Fibroid uterus: an unusual cause of intraperitoneal haemorrhage
Dr Shveta Kapoor
Dr Jack Cannon
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Physical activity for menopause and beyond
Dr Jack Cannon