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Menopause - what are the symptoms
Is Menopausal Hormone Therapy (HRT) safe?
Menopause - Non-hormonal Treatment Options

What's New?

  • Members update

    Menopause and work;  Cosmetics and women's health; Endocrine-disrupting chemicals – are they of concern and can we really reduce our exposure; NAMS Menopause Care; HRT, dry eyes and other ocular manifestations;  Articles ava...
  • Early age menstrual periods increases risk of premature and early menopause

    A large international study Early menarche, nulliparity and the risk for premature and early natural menopause has linked early puberty and childlessness with an increased risk of early menopause.  Professor Gita Mishra from The Unive...
  • Helping to head off fractures during menopause

    Bone fragility has long been a worrisome condition affecting women as they age. "It's been considered a silent disease," says Karl Jepsen, Ph.D., associate chair of research and professor of orthopaedic surgery at Michigan Medicine, noting, "On...
  • Cardiovascular risk assessment in women – an update

    Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in postmenopausal women. Although it is a disease of aging, vascular disease initiates much earlier in life. Thus, there is a need to be aware of the potential to prevent the dev...
  • Sex after menopause - survey

    New survey shows women still don't understand why sex hurts after menopause Women's EMPOWER survey confirms reluctance to discuss sex problems and seek treatment despite major educational efforts The Women's EMPOWER survey, an internet-based survey...
  • Are natural alternatives to estrogen replacement therapy safe?

    Although individuals often consume natural products because of their potential health benefits, a review indicates that it is not clear whether the benefits of plant-derived compounds that mimic estrogen outweigh the possible health risks.  P...
  • Heart Health Matters: World Menopause Day 2016

    The theme of this year’s World Menopause Day on 18 October is “Heart Health Matters”.  “Do what makes your heart healthy” says Professor Bronwyn Stuckey, President of the Australasian Menopause Society.  “Although menopause is natural in mo...

Features

  • A Randomised Trial on MonaLisa Touch for Postmenopausal Vulvovaginal Symptoms

    Description of Study We are inviting eligible patients to be part of our MonaLisa Touch trial at the Royal Hospital for Women.  MonaLisa TouchTM (MLT) is a new treatment for women with vulvovaginal symptoms that involves treatment of the vagin...
  • AMS Congress 2017

    Come and help us celebrate the 21st anniversary of the Australasian Menopause Society, in the vibrant heart of Sydney. Mark the dates: 13-15 October 2017. The 2017 Congress at Sofitel Sydney Wentworth is designed to cut through the myths, prejudic...
  • Managing menopausal symptoms after breast cancer - a guide for women

    This booklet is designed to support women diagnosed and treated for breast cancer who may experience menopausal symptoms. Menopausal symptoms can be a side effect of some breast cancer treatments. Management of menopausal symptoms after treatment for...
  • Management of menopausal symptoms in women with a history of breast cancer

    Management of menopausal symptoms after treatment for breast cancer can be complex, and needs a different approach to that used by women who enter menopause naturally. However, most symptoms of menopause can be managed with appropriate care. A new c...
  • Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Postmenopausal Osteoporosis - 2016

    American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists and American College of Endocrinology Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Postmenopausal Osteoporosis - 2016  Osteoporosis is preventable and treatable, but only a sm...
  • Revised Global Consensus Statement on Menopausal Hormone Therapy

    This Consensus Statement is endorsed by The International Menopause Society, The North American Menopause Society, The Endocrine Society, The European Menopause and Andropause Society, The Asia Pacific Menopause Federation, The International Osteopor...
  • Sexual difficulties in the menopause

    Key Points Sexual difficulties can be life-long or recently acquired, but they are a common presentation at menopause. Hormones are rarely the only factor involved in desire-arousal problems. Declining sexual function correlates with fal...