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Do women really need testosterone?

Paaven Patel, Operations and Quality Assurance Pharmacist at Specialist Pharmacy, and Rizvan Batha, Director of Operations & Superintendent Pharmacist at Specialist Pharmacy discuss the importance of testosterone for women. When thinking about


53% of UK women don’t expect the perimenopause until it happens to them

A leading testing expert says that an astonishing 53% of UK women are not expecting the perimenopause until they have symptoms. Although they are experiencing a natural process, many fear


28-29 October 2022, Introduction to BHRT and developing your knowledge

The Marion Gluck Training Academy has announced the dates of their next in-person training courses for autumn in Bioidentical Hormone Restoration Therapy (BHRT) The courses are focused on training existing


Medicalising menopause may be unhelpful for some women

Experts call for a more realistic and balanced narrative to help improve women’s experiences of the menopause Treating menopause as a hormone deficiency requiring treatment is inaccurate and fuels negative


HCML launches menopause policy

To mark International Women’s Day 2022, HCML, one of the UK’s most comprehensive providers of rehabilitation treatment and case management solutions, has launched its in-house Menopause Policy. The policy, being


Bone mineral density decreases less than expected after menopause

Bone mineral density at the femoral neck bone in postmenopausal women decreased by an average of 10% during a 25-year follow-up, according to a new study from the University of


Menopause Awareness Month: Help more women improve quality of life and reduce menopause-associated symptoms by offering compounded BHRT

When treating menopause and perimenopause it is important that prescribing practitioners have all the information and treatment options available. Bioidentical Hormone Replenishment Therapy (BHRT) can be used to correct hormonal


Experimental treatment offers hope of fertility for early menopausal women

Menopause typically signals the end of a woman’s ability to become pregnant. However, in a small new study, a novel approach of administering platelet-rich plasma and gonadotropins near the ovarian


Hypertension symptoms in women often mistaken for menopause

Pregnancy complications and early menopause increase women’s future risk of heart disease. Cardiologists, gynaecologists and endocrinologists recommend how to help middle-aged women prevent later heart problems in a European Society


Exercise before menopause is important to optimise health in later years

The small blood vessels in muscles of women after menopause are less able to grow compared to young women, according to new research published recently in The Journal of Physiology. This means exercising before