Rowena health menopause

Hormone replacement therapy

What is HRT? Hormone Replacement Therapy, refers to taking of one or more of the hormones estrogen, progesterone and testosterone. These are hormones already made by your body. NICE guidelines from 2015 recommend the use of HRT as the first choice for women who have symptoms caused by low or fluctuating hormone levels. It has been shown

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Low mood and menopause

It is common, as hormones change in perimenopause and menopause for women to suffer from a decline in their mental health, research shows this may happen to 45-68% of women. Emotional symptoms of menopause like low mood, anxiety, irritability, rage, fluctuating mood swings, loss of confidence and tearfulness can occur, making it very difficult for

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Anxiety and menopause

Anxiety can be hidden, and women can carry on as usual, looking as if they are enjoying life, but underneath they may be struggling. Anxiety in menopause is a common symptom, it can lead women to feeling they can’t cope any more and to making decisions which they may later regret, for example giving up

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