Female Menopause Health Check
The menopause usually occurs for women between the ages of 45 - 55 and is characterised by a gradual decrease of the hormone, oestrogen. It is a natural part of the aging process, leading to the cessation of a woman's menstruation and ability to get pregnant. Early symptoms can include; poor sleep, vaginal dryness, lack of libido, hot flushes, irregular periods, mood changes and weight gain (caused by a slowing of the metabolism).
If you think you may be experiencing symptoms of the menopause, it may be helpful to book in for a check-up with a Midland Health GP. Testing may include;
Your friendly Midland Health GP will help to plan your way through the menopause, offering tailored advice and guidance for reducing uncomfortable symptoms and maintaining overall health and wellbeing.
It’s also an opportunity for you discuss anything that may be worrying or concerning you. Our Midland Health GPs are great listeners and can offer you the right medical advice and help you live life better.
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