Female Menopause

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Menopause is a natural biological process marking the end of a woman's reproductive years. It usually occurs in midlife, typically around the age of 45 to 55, although the exact timing can vary. During menopause, a woman's ovaries gradually produce fewer reproductive hormones, such as oestrogen and progesterone, leading to the end of menstrual periods and the end of fertility. This transition can bring about various physical and emotional changes due to hormonal fluctuations, including symptoms like hot flashes, night sweats, mood swings, and changes in weight gain (caused by a slowing of the metabolism).

If you think you may be experiencing menopausal symptoms, why not book a check-up with one of our qualified women’s health GPs or Gynaecologists? 

woman experiencing symptoms of menopause

At Midland Health, you stay in control over your GP involvement. You have the option to decide between an in-person or online consultation, and you have the freedom to pick a date and time that aligns most conveniently with your schedule. We can arrange for remote blood tests if you’d prefer.

Our Menopause Health Check

Our women’s health checks are thorough and can help you understand the changes you are experiencing in your body. These check-ups include:

  • A 1-hour long appointment with a specialist Menopause GP to understand your symptoms and take a detailed medical and gynaecological history. 
  • Blood tests to diagnose perimenopause/menopause
  • Arrange other tests such as ultrasound scans and bone density scans
  • Prescribing HRT
  • Prescribing medication to prevent the further thinning and weakening of bones (osteoporosis)
  • Discussing lifestyle measures to help you get through the menopause.
  • Medical history and lifestyle assessment
  • Height, weight and BMI check
  • Urine analysis, diabetes risk, anaemia risk and cardiovascular disease risk
  • Thorough blood analysis to look at thyroid risk
  • Detailed look at liver disease risk, kidney disease risk and cholesterol risk

Your friendly Midland Health GP will help to plan your way through menopause, offering tailored advice and guidance for reducing uncomfortable symptoms and maintaining overall health and well-being.

It's also a chance for you to address any worries or concerns you may have. Our GPs excel at attentive listening and can provide you with appropriate medical guidance to enhance your quality of life.

Prices

Female Menopause Health Check

£450

Menopause consultation with specialist GP

£165

(online or face to face)

Menopause consultation with Gynaecologist

£250

(with Consultant Gynaecologist, Dr Kausik)

Why Choose Us?

By entrusting your well-being to our team of medical professionals, you can expect:

  • Exceptional patient care and personalised attention
  • Prompt appointments with highly skilled specialists, even at short notice
  • Avoidance of lengthy waiting times
  • No need for referrals from primary care doctors
  • State-of-the-art medical facilities

Finding Our Private Women's Health Clinic

Our women's health services are delivered at our Edgbaston-based clinic in Birmingham. For those in the Midlands area, our dedicated women's health specialists are conveniently located nearby and easily accessible. Situated just off the A456, the clinic offers convenience for drivers and is only a short fifteen-minute walk from the Five Ways train station.

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Digital Prescription

Midland Health has partnered with a highly reputable online pharmacy provider, Cloud Rx to ensure you receive your prescriptions directly to your home address as a next-day service. This way, you can be sure the medicine is available and delivered directly to your home or nominated address. No need for paper prescriptions or to have to go to multiple pharmacies to find the medicine that has been issued by our Midland Health doctors to you. To find out more about our digital prescription service please click here.

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