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Reducing falls and fractures with low-intensity vibration

MyBones explores the relationship between falls and fractures, and the importance of preventative care.
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Cannabis may offer relief from menopause symptoms

Menopause symptoms, ranging from hot flashes to weight gain, can be eased with cannabis and CBD, research finds.

What’s the connection between menopause and weight gain?

The relation between menopause, BMI, hormones and weight gain is a complex one that many going through menopause don't really understand here menopause expert Dr Deborah Lee explains.
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Unusual signs and symptoms of raised cholesterol

Many people only become aware for the first time that they have a high cholesterol level, only when they are admitted to hospital with a heart attack.
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The Decision-Making Guide to taking HRT

In this exclusive guide to HRT, menopause specialist Dr Deborah Lee, Dr Fox Online Pharmacy, explores the ups and downs involved in the decision to start taking HRT
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Health information lacks sex-specific research about women

Current health guidelines are based on studies in men - lacking sex-specific research for issues like obesity, hypertension, and diabetes in women.
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How has COVID-19 changed women’s health attitudes? 

Carolyn Hobdey examines how the global pandemic affected women's health attitudes, such as contraception, menstruation and reproductive rights.
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Reproductive ageing in women affected by experience of abuse

Women who experience or witness abuse, to themselves or to others, can have their menopause induced earlier, and accelerate their reproductive ageing.
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UK appoints Women’s Health Ambassador to tackle gender health gap

The government are appointing a Women’s Health Ambassador to demonstrate stronger support for women’s health, as well as focusing on ending violence against women.
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Type-2 diabetes and hormone replacement therapy (HRT)

Dr Deborah Lee, Dr Fox Online Pharmacy, discusses the link between menopause and type-2 diabetes, as well as the use of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) in diabetic perimenopausal women Doctors have been reluctant in the past, to prescribe hormone replacement therapy (HRT) for perimenopausal women with type-2 diabetes (T2DM). This...
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Menopause: The last great taboo

Menopause is a natural part of a woman’s life, so why is it still a taboo subject and why are more women not talking about this phase in their lives?.
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How has the struggle for women’s rights affected our menopause

Dr Ghazala Aziz-Scott, specialist in integrative women's health and bioidentical hormone balancing for The Marion Gluck Clinic, explains how our busy lives have affected our menopause.
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Premature ovarian insufficiency (POI) causes severe menopause symptoms

A new study suggests that menopause symptoms are worse for people with premature ovarian insufficiency (POI) compared to those experiencing natural menopause.
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Does menopause cause forgetfullness and lack of concentration?

A new study suggests that menopause can cause a decline in memory and may persist into the postmenopause period.
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Veganism and women’s healthcare: Contraceptive options for vegans

Dr Deborah Lee, Dr Fox Online Pharmacy, considers the contraceptive options available for vegans and the benefits and risks it can have on women's health.
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46% of women believe the menopause will improve their sex life

Workout App niix fit has conducted research to investigate how women really feel about the menopause in order to raise awareness about the problems and the benefits that exist.
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Calcium supplements for menopausal women

Dr Deborah Lee, Dr Fox Online Pharmacy, explores the issue of calcium supplementation and shares her own personal experience after recently suffering her first osteoporotic fracture.
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5 ways to improve sleep during menopause

Dr Nerina Ramlakhan, neurophysiologist and sleep expert, shares advice on how to improve sleep and energy levels when you’re menopausal.
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Dry Eye Syndrome: Getting through the working day when you’re menopausal

Mamta Trivedi, MCOptom DipTP(IP), a Specialist optometrist and advisor to Feel Good Contacts, shares tips on how to get through the working day when you’re menopausal and suffering from dry eye syndrome.
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Sleep disruption in menopausal women associated with endocrine-disrupting chemicals

A new study suggests that exposure to various endocrine-disrupting chemicals, found in hundreds of daily products, is associated with sleep disruption in menopausal women.

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