Information Sheets

The Australasian Menopause Society provides information for doctors and other health practitioners in supporting women through midlife health and the menopause. All information on this website is produced by qualified medical practitioners unless otherwise stated. This information is not medical advice and is not intended to substitute for the evaluation of a woman's individual health condition by her personal healthcare provider.

Reference to books and other resources on this website does not imply endorsement by the Australasian Menopause Society unless otherwise stated.

Note: Medical and scientific information provided and endorsed by the Australasian Menopause Society might not be relevant to a particular person's circumstances and should always be discussed with that person's own healthcare provider.  Information Sheets may contain copyright or otherwise protected material. Reproduction of Information Sheets by Australasian Menopause Society Members and other health professionals for clinical practice is permissible. Any other use of this information (hardcopy and electronic versions) must be agreed to and approved by the Australasian Menopause Society.

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Content Updated July 2016
AMS Guide to Equivalent HRT/MHT Doses
AMS What is menopause?
Bioidentical Hormone Preparations - History of Development
Bioidentical Hormones for Menopausal Symptoms
Calcium Supplements – a patient guide
Combined Menopausal Hormone Therapy (MHT)
Complementary and Herbal Therapies for Hot Flushes
Diagnosing Menopause
Early Menopause due to Chemotherapy
Early Menopause Due to Premature and Unexpected Ovarian Failure
Genito-urinary syndrome of menopause
Glossary of Terms
Lifestyle advice for healthy ageing
Menopausal Treatments and the Risk of Venous Thrombosis/Thromboembolism
Menopause - Health professional tool
Menopause and Body Changes
Menopause – Oestrogen Only Therapy
Migraine headaches, menopause and HRT
Mood problems at menopause
NonHormonal Treatments for Menopausal Symptoms
Prevention of falls and fractures as you age past the menopause
Sexual difficulties in the menopause
Sleep Disturbance and the Menopause
Spontaneous Premature Ovarian Insufficiency
Stress and Urge Urinary Incontinence in Women
Surgical Menopause
The Role of SERMS after Menopause
Tibolone For Post-Menopausal Women
Treating the menopause – the concept of risk and benefit
Vaginal health after breast cancer: A guide for patients