The Facts


Action can come in the form of lifestyle adjustments, alternative therapies and supplements or HRT. There are many different types of HRT and some are safer than others. HRT can be prescribed as tablets, gels, patches and sprays.


The menopause does not only result in hot flushes and night sweats. Its impact on us can be profound, affecting our energy levels, sleep, happiness, relationships and our employment.


The absence of oestrogen can adversely impact our health. Bone density reduces and osteoporosis can develop. There is loss of the protective effects of oestrogen on the heart and cardiovascular disease can develop.