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  • eChanges June 2022
    Inside this issue AMS News President's Report New AMS Information Sheet: Fragile X and Premature Ovarian Insufficiency Menopause Essentials Update Auckland - 2 July 2022 Make Menopause Matter Call for submissions for the AMS Scientific Prize News from Around the World Normalisi... Read more..
  • How to Discuss Sexual Health Concerns With Your Patients
    Sheryl A Kingsberg, PhDChief, Division of Behavioral MedicineDepartment of Obstetrics and GynecologyUniversity Hospitals Cleveland Medical CenterProfessor, Departments of Reproductive Biology, Psychiatry, and UrologyCase Western Reserve University School of MedicineCleveland, Ohio Dr Sheryl Kingsbe... Read more..
  • Our Menopause World June 2022
    President’s Report Dear Friends and Colleagues,  May was a productive month here at the IMS. Meetings were held of the Executive Committee, Board, Education Committee, Membership Committee, and Scientific Program Planning Committee Chairs. The IMS Executive Committee met in person for the fir... Read more..
  • Climacteric E-alert - Vol 25 Iss 4 Aug 22
    Issue Highlights for Month YearVolume 25, Number 1  Welcome to Issue 4 of Climacteric for 2022. This issue contains a broad range of reviews and original work which I commend to you. Please also read our editorials and commentary on three diverse yet important topics. Rod Baber, Editor-in-Chi... Read more..
  • Lifestyle medicine and mood: A practical approach for GPs
    By Dr Janice Brown We are all aware of the impact of lifestyle on health and wellbeing, but how do we address this in our busy clinics? I have recently attended some online lifestyle medicine seminars via the Goodfellow symposium and listened to a very good podcast via the Goodfellow unit which giv... Read more..
  • Hormone Therapy: Discussing the Risks and Benefits with Your Patients
    Dr  Jewel Kling, Professor of Medicine; Chair, Women’s Health Internal Medicine, and Associate Chair of Equity, Inclusion, and Diversity, Department of Medicine at the Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Arizona. Dr Jewel Kling explains how to discuss the risks and benefits of hormone therapy with your... Read more..
  • Update on Migraine Management
    Most reproductive-aged women who report episodic headache have migraine. Despite recent advances in our understanding of migraine pathophysiology and new FDA-approved targeted migraine therapies, migraine remains underdiagnosed and undertreated. Early diagnosis of episodic migraine and treatment wit... Read more..
  • Fracture risk in younger women
    WHI observational study: Fracture risk in younger women using the Garvan and FRAX Risk Calculators without DXA-derived BMD Fracture risk assessment after menopause is generally advised. The study [1] applied risk assessment by FRAX and Garvan to 63723 women, aged 50-64 years, in the WHI observation... Read more..
  • When and How to Be Screened for Breast Cancer and Having a Baseline Mammogram
    Dr Holly Pederson, director of Medical Breast Services at the Cleveland Clinic and associate professor at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. Dr Holly Pederson reviews when and how to be screened for breast cancer, the importance of... Read more..
  • Understanding Screening Guidelines for Breast Cancer and the Importance of Identifying Risk Factors in Women
    Dr Holly Pederson, director of Medical Breast Services at the Cleveland Clinic and associate professor at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. Dr Holly Pederson reviews different screening guidelines for breast cancer and the importa... Read more..
  • Predictors of premature and early natural menopause
    Moderator Professor Nanette Santoro Speakers Factors affecting age at menopauseProfessor Irene Lambrinoudaki Role of AMH in predicting age at menopauseProfessor Richard Anderson Read more..
  • Webinar: Perimenopause | 5 April 2022
     Thank you to Besins for the unrestricted education grant that made this webinar possible. About the Perimenopause webcast The perimenopause is an important transitional stage of life. It can be associated with a variety of symptoms and potential health consequences. This webinar is targe... Read more..
  • Menopause, Pelvic Pain and Endometriosis
    By Dr Carmel Reynolds Many of you may know that March is Endometriosis Awareness Month across the globe, as well as the month we celebrate International Women’s Day. It seems like a good time to talk about the Women and people Assigned Female at Birth (AFAB) and their health burden. Many of you wil... Read more..
  • AMS Template for Menopause Consult
    A structured approach to menopause consultations:  Menopause consult   History   Main concerns LMP/menstrual history Menopause/perimenopause symptoms – vasomotor, psychological, musculoskeletal genitourinary, sexual, other ... Read more..
  • eChanges February 2022
    Inside this issue AMS News President's Report Brain fog, dementia and menopause! The perfect time to include a “brain health check” Updated Glossary Information Sheet and New Patient Glossary Fact Sheet Breaking the silence on Early menopause Early menopause diagnosis article from THE CON... Read more..
  • Brain fog, dementia and menopause! The perfect time to include a “brain health check”
    By Dr Marita Long  Following on from last month’s excellent book review of “Secrets of Women’s Healthy Ageing” by Professor Cassandra Szoeke, I would like to raise two common issues relating to menopause and ageing: “brain fog” and dementia. The good news is that the cognitive changes we see ... Read more..
  • Menopause and Midlife Pre-Appointment Guide
    This checklist to assist women planning on seeing a healthcare professional to discuss issues relating to Midlife and Menopause. The first page helps women to find information on the Australasian Menopause Society (AMS) website by explaining how to easily access commonly viewed resources such as th... Read more..
  • Menopause Transition and Cardiovascular Disease Risk: Implications for Timing of Early Prevention
    A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association Abstract Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death in women, who have a notable increase in the risk for this disease after menopause and typically develop coronary heart disease several years later than men. This observat... Read more..
  • Sleep complaints and menopausal symptoms
    24 January 2022 Summary Recently, Monterrosa-Castro and collaborators [1] published the results of a sub-analysis of a larger cross-sectional study (The CAVIMEC project [Quality of life in the menopause and Colombian Ethnics]), that aimed at identifying the frequency of sleep complaints (SC) and a... Read more..
  • eChanges January 2022
    Inside this issue AMS News President's Report Introducing AMS President-Elect Dr Sylvia Rosevear Congratulations Professor Bronwyn Stuckey and Dr Gino Pecoraro for Australia Day Honours Congratulations Professor Susan Davis – Winner of the RACP College Medal 2022 Book review: Secrets of W... Read more..

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