The North American Menopause Society NAMS) presents its comprehensive video series for women on important midlife health topics. All of the interviews in the series are hosted by NAMS Board of Trustees Member and Past-President Dr Marla Shapiro, a Canadian physicianwho led this exciting initiative. Dr Shapiro is also the medical consultant for CTV News and on-air medical contributor to Canada AM.
Note: The Australasian Menopause Society does not necessarily endorse the medical and scientific information provided in these videos. As the medical and scientific information provided here might not be relevant to a particular person's circumstances and you should always discuss your health with your own healthcare provider.
What Women Need to Know About Stress
Dr Rebecca Thurston
Director of the Women’s Biobehavioral Health Laboratory and Professor of Psychiatry, Psychology, Epidemiology, and Clinical and Translational Science at the University of Pittsburgh.
Dr Rebecca Thurston discusses how stress effects overall health.
Professor of Medicine and Preventive Medicine and Director of the Atherosclerosis Research Unit, Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles.
Dr Hodis addresses gender differences and primary prevention for cardiovascular disease in midlife women. He also explains the new class of LDL-lowering drugs available and how they differ from statins.
Medical Director of the Clinical Research Center at Helen Hayes Hospital and Professor of Medicine at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York.
Dr Cosman discusses treatment options for women with low bone density and women at high risk. In addition, she discusses what lifestyle changes are needed after diagnosis and explains osteoporosis drug classes and the importance of fall prevention.
Honorary Senior Lecturer, Imperial College Director, West London Menopause and PMS Center Queen Charlotte’s and Chelsea Westminster Hospitals General Secretary-Elect of the International Menopause Society
Dr Panay discusses the importance of talking about painful intercourse with your clinician. Dr. Panay explains various treatment options, including the difference between moisturizers and lubricants, and how FDA-approved nonestrogen prasterone may help if over-the-counter remedies do not.
Past President, The North American Menopause Society Professor, Health Research and Policy and Neurology and Neurological Sciences Stanford University Director, Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center Stanford, CA
Dr Hendersen discusses cognitive changes during menopause and when there should be cause for concern. In addition, he provides the best prevention advice available at this time.