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Menopause Videos for Women from NAMS

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 physician who 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.

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 a baseline mammogram, and knowing your family history

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New Treatment Options for Menopause Symptoms are around the corner

Dr Stephanie Faubion, medical director, The North American Menopause Society; professor and chair, Department of Medicine, Mayo Clinic; and Penny and Bill George director, Mayo Clinic Center for Women’s Health; in Jacksonville, Florida.

Dr Stephanie Faubion discusses what’s on the horizon for the treatment of menopause symptoms and how these may help women dealing with bothersome symptoms.

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Perimenopause: Signs, Symptoms, and Solutions

Dr Monica Christmas, NAMS Board of Trustees Member, Associate Professor and Director of the Menopause Program and Center of Women’s Integrative Health, Section of Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery, UChicago Medicine and Biological Sciences, in Chicago, Illinois.

Dr Monica Christmas iscusses what to expect during the perimenopause transition.

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Female Urinary and Bladder Issues at Midlife

Dr Amanda L. Clark, an obstetrician-gynecologist and a specialist in urogynecology and menopause in Portland, Oregon.

Dr Amanda Clark discusses how common urinary issues can affect a woman’s quality of life

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Importance of Contraception at Perimenopause

Dr  Pelin Batur, board-certified internist at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio.

Dr Batur discusses why women should discuss this important subject with their clinicians

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How Menopause Symptoms Can Affect Your Quality of Life

Dr Wen Shen, NAMS Board Member and assistant professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland.

Dr Wen Shen discusses midlife hot flashes, mood, and sexual health issues

 

 

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What You Need to Know About the #1 Cause of Death in Women

Dr Samar El Khoudary, NAMS Board Member and associate professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Epidemiology Data Center at the University of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Dr El Khoudary discusses how age at menopause, hot flashes, cholesterol levels, heart fat, and other issues may put you at higher risk for heart disease

 

 

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Importance of Birth Control in Perimenopause

Dr Andrew Kaunitz, past NAMS Board Member and professor and associate chair in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Florida College of Medicine--Jacksonville

Dr Kaunitz discusses options for contraception and some important noncontraceptive health benefits for perimenopausal

 

 

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How Clinicians Determine Which Women May Benefit From Statin Therapy

Dr Chrisandra Shufelt, NAMS President-Elect; associate director, Barbra Streisand Women’s Health Center and Preventive and Rehabilitative Cardiac Center; director, Women’s Hormone and Menopause Program; and associate professor of medicine at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California.

Dr Shufelt discusses how clinicians determine which women may benefit from statin therapy and the specific risk enhancers involved

 

 

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Common Issues Surrounding Sexuality and Menopause

Dr Holly Thomas, assistant professor of medicine, General Internal Medicine Department, section of Women’s Health, at the University of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania.

Dr Thomas discusses common issues surrounding sexuality and menopause

 

 

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