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Today sees the launch of the NICE Guideline on the diagnosis and management of the menopause. It will play an important role in raising awareness of all menopausal symptoms and in encouraging women to consider lifestyle changes to improve later health. The Guideline should also clarify uncertainty - both for women and for healthcare professionals - around both prescribed and non-prescribed treatment options.

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AwardsWelcome to MENOPAUSE MATTERS is an award winning, independent website providing up-to-date, accurate information about the menopause, menopausal symptoms and treatment options. Here you will find information on what happens leading up to, during and after the menopause, what the consequences can be, what you can do to help and what treatments are available.

The menopause affects all women, but doesn’t have to be a nightmare. Learn how to tackle menopausal hot flushes, night sweats, mood changes and disturbed sleep. Find out why they happen, and learn about later effects of the menopause as well as the facts about Alternative treatments and Hormone Replacement Therapy. Chat to other women experiencing the same problems and concerns on our Menopause Matters forum. Be informed and prepared for your Menopause.

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19 October 2015
Safety of HRT An American study out today (19 Oct 2015) confirms the safety of HRT, with beneficial effects being shown in women who continued taking HRT for many years. ...

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fashionFashion Tips at the Menopause

The menopause isn't called 'the change' for nothing, and some of the changes you face may involve what you wear and what you buy. Of course, with the correct choices we can all still look good and make the most of our assets. lf you've got great legs, toned arms or a curvy figure, use the confidence that comes with age to show off your good points and continue with your own signature style in your usual manner.

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shedThe Man Shed

You are feeling worried, frightened, bewildered? You think your wife doesn't fancy you anymore, or it has vaguely occurred to you that she may even have someone else, after all she is behaving oddly, she seems cold, distant and can fly off of the handle in a split second and it is scaring you. Familiar?

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Menopausal Mood Swings - How The Menopause Makes You Angry

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