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Am I at the Menopause?
Menopause, Symptoms, Early Menopause, Vaginal, Bladder and Period problems
Blood tests are not required, and indeed are not recommended, to diagnose perimenopause or menopause in women aged over 45 and are rarely useful in women aged 40 to 45, though can be considered in this age group. Diagnosis should be made by history of symptoms and period pattern.
An updated vision for menopause care in the UK
Pressure on Department of Health and Social Care budgets and a lack of priority in addressing mid-life women's health and wellbeing continue to have a serious... » See the article...