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During a woman’s reproductive and post reproductive years, certain events can influence later health such as cardiovascular health, and can serve as opportunities to raise awareness of risk and so . bmsoffice 2021-05-10T13:27:30+01:00 10 May 2021 | Read More Estrogen helps muscle response to …
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(2 days ago) Tuesday 30 November 16:00 – 18:00. Women's Health Concern. 26 November 2021 - 10 December 2021. Principles & Practice of Menopause Care (PPMC) virtual theory course. Zoom Q&A/case discussion day: Tuesday 7 December 2021 09:15 – 16:30. Pre-recorded lecture videos and slides available: 26 November to 10 December 2021.
Help and advice Women's Health Concern
(4 days ago) Help and advice Mariette 2019-10-23T14:30:54+01:00. Find a BMS-recognised Menopause Specialist. Simply enter your postcode to find your nearest clinic. Telephone advisory service (UK only) You will receive a telephone response to your enquiry. Email advice Receive a written reply to your emailed question.
Lifestyle management Women's Health Concern
(5 days ago) A number of lifestyle factors can impact on your overall health and wellbeing but just a few small changes can have big benefits. Alcohol Alcohol is high in calories and low in nutrition. It can also increase your blood pressure and cause liver damage. Women should try not to …
Recommended reading Women's Health Concern
(3 days ago) Management of the Menopause Essential handbook for healthcare professionals working in post reproductive health Sixth edition. Published by the British Menopause Society 2017 Paperback. 180 pages with comprehensive references and index Post Reproductive Health The official journal of the British Menopause Society,
Contraception Women's Health Concern
(9 days ago) Contraception | Women's Health Concern. Contraception Mariette 2021-06-21T13:22:33+01:00. There are several types of contraception available, but none is 100% effective (apart from abstinence) and some have possible side effects. Not all methods suit everyone due to different personal preferences and an individual’s medical history, so it is
HRT: Summary Women's Health Concern
(7 days ago) GPs and other health professionals are strongly advised to read the NICE Guideline: Menopause; diagnosis and management of menopause and recommendations on HRT prepared by our parent charity, the British Menopause Society. These evidence based recommendations which provide clarity around the role of HRT are published on the Online and print
Women’s Health Meeting Women's Health Concern
(3 days ago) 3 March 2022 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm - Women’s health update - developed by health professionals for health professionals. Overview: Designed to help improve your practice and patient outcomes. Covers practical information for diagnosis, treatment and management in specific therapy areas. Provides the opportunity to network with both health experts and your peers. Who should attend: The meeting
Urogenital problems Women's Health Concern
(5 days ago) Urogenital problems are common symptoms of the menopause and can involve the vulva (outside), vagina and bladder. Up to 40% of postmenopausal women experience vaginal dryness during the menopause (vaginal atrophy) Many women experience incontinence. Only 20 – 25% of women with symptoms seek medical help. 50% of people over 70 are sexually active.
History of WHC Women's Health Concern
(1 days ago) Women’s Health Care was founded in 1972 by a visionary nurse called Joan Jenkins. Joan was passionate about helping women with their healthcare needs, especially at a time when limited information was available. WHC started as an open-access clinic in London and subsequently expanded its services to provide women with counselling and advice
Fibroids Women's Health Concern
(4 days ago) Fibroids are benign (non-cancerous) growths that develop in the muscle tissue of the uterus (womb). They are also called myomas and leiomyomas. Fibroids are very common and it is estimated that more 40% of women can have them. It is unknown why fibroids develop. They can occur at any age but are more common in women in their 30s and 40s.
Testosterone for women Women's Health Concern
(8 days ago) This fact sheet has been prepared by Women’s Health Concern and reviewed by the medical advisory council of the British Menopause Society. It is for your information and advice and should be used in consultation with your own medical practitioner.
Health advisory service Women's Health Concern
(2 days ago) Health advisory service Mariette 2017-08-08T15:02:16+01:00. This service offers a cost effective benefits package to employees of small and medium sized firms that have a majority of women on their staff. It can be tailored to larger companies where only selected employees receive health benefits or where back up is helpful for the internal
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Migraine and HRT Women's Health Concern
(2 days ago) This fact sheet has been prepared by Women’s Health Concern and reviewed by the medical advisory council of the British Menopause Society. It is for your information and advice and should be used in consultation with your own medical practitioner.
Post Reproductive Health Women's Health Concern
(8 days ago) Post Reproductive Health (formerly Menopause International) is the official journal of the BMS. Produced quarterly, it has a broad scope, tackling all the issues in this field, including the current controversies surrounding postmenopausal health and an ageing and expanding female population. A MEDLINE indexed, highly cited resource of news
Fibroids Women's Health Concern
(8 days ago) For more in-depth discussion on these or any other women’s health-related issues, please contact our . Email advice or Telephone advisory service (UK only), or consult your own general practitioner. Q1: What are Fibroids? Answer: Fibroids grow in your womb. They are usually a non-cancerous tumor. They are sometimes called uterine myomas
Coronary heart disease Women's Health Concern
(8 days ago) Coronary heart disease. Coronary heart disease (CHD) is usually caused by a condition called atherosclerosis, which occurs when fatty material (plaque) builds up on the walls of the arteries. This narrows the arteries, which in turn causes the blood flow to the heart to slow down or stop. CHD is the leading single cause of death in both men and
Locations Women's Health Concern
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FAQs Women's Health Concern
(9 days ago) FAQs | Women's Health Concern. FAQs Mariette 2017-06-30T13:35:12+01:00. Our nurse advisers and medical advisory panel have compiled a list of the most frequently asked questions and their relevant answers. Please select a topic: Bacterial vaginosis. Fibroids. HRT. Menopause.
Understanding the risks of breast cancer
(5 days ago) www.womens-health-concern.org Reg Charity No: 279651 Company Reg No: 1432023 Women’s Health Concern is the patient arm of the BMS. We provide an independent service to advise, reassure and educate women of all ages about their health, wellbeing and lifestyle concerns. Go to www.womens-health-concern.org
HRT: The history Women's Health Concern
(1 days ago) The Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) oestrogen alone trial. From 1993 to 2004. Studied over 10,700 hysterectomised women in the United States. Participating women were aged 50-79, around 50% of whom were randomised to take estrogen and 50% to take a placebo. Looked at the effects that HRT had on heart disease and other aspects of women’s health.
Menopause Women's Health Concern
(9 days ago) I am in good health,. Had a clear mammogram and my blood pressure is fine, so I need to be able to convince him that I wish to continue. Answer: This is a difficult situation to be in and one that is sadly not unusual. At 50 women can still be having monthly cycles and producing hormones, but because of your surgery your menopause has occurred
Information for women HRT: Benefits and risks
(3 days ago) Many health centres and practices have a doctor with a special interest in postmenopausal health. These specialist GPs will know the up-to-date recommendations for prescribing HRT. They may also be members of the British Menopause Society, the professional partner to Women’s Health Concern, and
Events calendar Women's Health Concern
(9 days ago) Forthcoming events for health professionals. BMS 30th Annual Scientific Conference - a virtual meeting, 1 June 2021 - 31 August 2021. Principles & Practice of Menopause Care (PPMC) virtual theory course, 3 September 2021 - 17 September 2021. BMS Virtual Women’s Health Meeting – with Dr Heather Currie, 10 September 2021 - 24 September 2021
Menopausal hair loss Women's Health Concern
(6 days ago) Summary. Adjusting to permanent hair loss is challenging for most women. Menopausal hair loss can be upsetting and cause anxiety, but is not usually a sign of an underlying medical disorder, unless accompanied by other symptoms. Improving general and nutritional health may help slow loss.
Events archive Women's Health Concern
(3 days ago) Tuesday 1 December 16:00 – 17:30. Health professionals only. Women's Health Concern. 20 November 2020. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Menopause Symptoms. Q&A/group discussion webinars: Friday 20 November 2020 09:15 – 16:30. Pre-recorded lecture videos and slides available: 6 November to 27 November 2020.
Support our work Women's Health Concern
(5 days ago) At some point in a woman's life she is likely to experience gynaecological, sexual health or other medical problems. These can seriously impact on her quality of life and wellbeing, both professionally and in personal relationships. It is through the awareness and generosity of people like you that Women's Health Concern is able to continue
Endometriosis Women's Health Concern
(9 days ago) Endometriosis is a condition in which fragments of cells like the ones in the lining of the womb (the endometrium) are found elsewhere in the body. As the endometrium grows during the menstrual cycle so do the fragments, often causing severe pain. They then break down and bleed, just like the uterus lining. However,
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Menopause and insomnia Women's Health Concern
(8 days ago) Maintaining health relationships and being socially active; Intellectual stimulation. However there are also times when you cannot control things and you need a little help. At all ages, hypnotics have been used for sleep disturbance, but there are specific treatments to consider for menopausal sleep disturbance.
Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) for Menopausal Symptoms
(7 days ago) Cognitive behaviour therapy is a brief, non-medical approach that can be helpful for a range of health problems, including anxiety and stress, depressed mood, hot flushes and night sweats, sleep problems and fatigue. CBT helps people to develop practical ways of managing problems and provides new coping skills and useful strategies.
Information for women Complementary & alternative therapies
(Just Now) health and well-being and explore the long-term implications of the menopause. They should be able to provide information about the different treatments including the benefits and risks of treatments and the evidence for their effectiveness. Women who have breast cancer or are at high risk of breast cancer should receive care and advice
Heavy periods Women's Health Concern
(9 days ago) This fact sheet has been prepared by Women’s Health Concern and reviewed by the medical advisory council of the British Menopause Society. It is for your information and advice and should be used in consultation with your own medical practitioner.
Ovarian cysts Women's Health Concern
(9 days ago) Ovarian cysts are usually fluid-filled lumps that may occur on one or both of the ovaries at any time in a woman's life. Occasionally they are solid, if so, they are regarded as tumours, a medical term for 'swelling.' Often cysts are discovered by doctors during …
Induced menopause in women with endometriosis Women's
(1 days ago) What can my health professional do to help with these symptoms? HRT is very effective at reducing menopause symptoms so starting HRT is the first thing your medical professional will offer to do. It’s not clear from research when is the best time to start HRT for women with induced menopause. There can be a concern about the hormones keeping
The Menopause Explained Women's Health Concern
(5 days ago) The British Menopause Society (BMS) has launched this series of seven short videos covering different aspects of the menopause. You can also view these videos on the BMS YouTube Channel. Menopause Heather Currie, Associate Gynaecologist, NHS Dumfries & Galloway, and Trustee of the British Menopause Society answers these
Menopace Women's Health Concern
(6 days ago) All supplements in the Menopace range are free from drugs and hormones and are suitable for vegetarians. Menopace is available from Boots, Superdrug, Holland & Barrett, supermarkets, chemists, health stores and online at www.menopace.com *Source: Nielsen GB ScanTrack Total Coverage Value and Unit retail sales 52w/e 8 August 2020
British Menopause Society Women's Health Concern
(2 days ago) British Menopause Society. After 40 years of independent operation, in July 2012 Women’s Health Concern formally became the patient arm of British Menopause Society (BMS). This merger is enabling us to develop our charitable work whilst retaining our Women’s Health Concern branding and range of services for women of all ages.
Volunteering Women's Health Concern
(8 days ago) Volunteering | Women's Health Concern. Volunteering Mariette 2019-01-31T12:33:31+00:00. Women’s Health Concern relies heavily on voluntary support from the board of trustees and the medical advisory council. Many of them are busy practising clinicians who give up their time and their expertise in order to offer medical advice to our Charity.
Nurse services appeal Women's Health Concern
(4 days ago) Donate online. Visit our JustGiving page. Where eligible, as a UK tax payer, your personal donation will have Gift Aid applied, so increasing the benefit to the charity by 25p per £1. For more information about donating online, and for other options go to our Ways of donating page. Thank you for your support.
Sponsorship policy Women's Health Concern
(6 days ago) Women’s Health Concern is a charity that aims to provide support and advice to women on a wide range of womens health problems. Women’s Health Concern believes that its goals can be more effectively achieved if it works collaboratively and in partnership with a wide range of other organisations in the public, voluntary and private sectors.
Post Reproductive Health – Joint RCOG/BMS meeting Women
(9 days ago) 26 October 2021 - 27 October 2021 @ All Day - Overview: This meeting endeavours to provide answers to the most commonly asked and most difficult questions in the management of post reproductive health. Nationally and internationally recognised speakers will cover controversial questions in important areas such as: Pathophysiology of the menopause Risks of hormone dependent malignancies
Sylk Intimate Women's Health Concern
(3 days ago) Sylk is a female friendly, natural lubricant that gently soothes and hydrates vaginal dryness and makes love-making more enjoyable and comfortable. Made in New Zealand with plant based ingredients, Sylk is free from hormones, parabens and nasty chemicals. Recommended by health professionals. Available on NHS prescription or OTC at all chemists.
ovarian cancer Archives Women's Health Concern
(7 days ago) New blood tests to detect ovarian cancer. Regular blood tests can provide early detection of 86% of ovarian cancers. These are the first results of a 14-year trial of more than 46,000 women. Mariette 2015-05-05T10:26:38+01:00. 5 May 2015 | Tags: ovarian cancer.
Information for women Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT
(6 days ago) Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) for Menopausal Symptoms WOMEN’S HEALTH CONCERN FACT SHEET Information for women Cognitive behaviour therapy is a brief, non-medical approach that can be helpful for a range of health problems, including anxiety and stress, depressed mood, hot flushes and night sweats, sleep problems and fatigue.