The menopause is a point in time 12 months after a woman’s last period. Once a woman stops having periods, she is unable to get pregnant naturally. Menopause typically starts once you reach your 40s with the average age of menopause in the UK being 51. The years leading up to the menopause when the ovaries begin to make less of the hormones oestrogen, progesterone and testosterone is known as the peri menopause or menopause transition, it is in this period that a woman may begin to experience symptoms.
Are you struggling with menopause symptoms? Have you found it hard to get the support and information you need from your GP? The menopause has at least 34 symptoms and these symptoms can affect women individually. This consultation can advise on symptom relief, medication options, and natural interventions to help you take control and manage your menopause.
All women will go through the menopause at some point in their lives, finding the right information and support can make the journey feel less stressful.
A typical menopause consultation involves:
Take a detailed medical history
Discuss specific menopause symptoms
Advice on appropriate treatment and symptom relief
Provides advice and support to help you take control of your menopause
A bespoke follow up report with recommendations
A lifestyle assessment
Recommend and arrange specific blood tests if required
Up to date information on types of HRT
Recommendation on appropriate supplements