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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.

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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What Women Need to Know About Hormone Therapies

Dr Gloria Richard-Davis, executive director, Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, and professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Dr Richard-Davis discusses safety, efficacy, contraindications, and routes for hormone

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What to Ask Your Clinician About the HPV Vaccine

Dr Vivien Brown, assistant professor at the University of Toronto in Canada.

Dr Brown discusses what to ask your clinician about the HPV Vaccine.

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What You Need to Know About Bioidentical Hormone Therapy,

Dr JoAnn Pinkerton

Professor of obstetrics and gynecology and division director of Midlife Health at the University of Virginia Health System in Charlottesville, Virginia, and NAMS Past-President and Executive Director Emeritus.

Dr JoAnn Pinkerton discusses the facts about bioidentical hormones and safe FDA-approved alternatives that are now available

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The Role of Vitamins in Midlife Women’s Health

Dr JoAnn Manson

Chief of the Division of Preventive Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital;
Professor of medicine and the Michael and Lee Bell Professor of Women’s Health at Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts;
and NAMS Past-President.

Dr JoAnn Manson discusses the role of supplements in preventive health

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What You Need to Know About Cognition and Mood Changes

Professor Claudio Soares
Board Member,The North American Menopause Society
Professor and Head, Department of Psychiatry Queen’s University School of Medicine
Executive Director, Research and Innovation, Providence Care Hospital
Executive Lead, Strategy and New Partnerships
Canadian Biomarker Integration Network in Depression (CAN-BIND),St. Michael’s Hospital 
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Dr Claudio Soares discusses what treatment options are available for mood and cognition and what is a cause for concern.

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What Women Need to Know About Heart Disease

Dr. Chrisandra Shufelt 
Associate Director, Barbra Streisand Women’s Heart Center and Preventive and Rehabilitative Cardiac Center;
Director, Women’s Heart and Menopause Program; and
Associate Professor of Medicine at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California.
She is also a member of the NAMS Board of Trustees.

Dr Chrisandra Shufelt discusses the differences in cardiovascular symptoms, testing options, and treatment for women with heart disease

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Bone Health What You Need to Know

Risa Kagan, MD, NCMP
Past Board Member, The North American Menopause Society
Clinical Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences
University of California, San Francisco
Clinical Researcher, Sutter Bay Medical Foundation
Berkeley, California

Dr Risa Kagan discusses bone health over a lifetime.

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What is new in hormone therapy?

JoAnn V. Pinkerton, MD, NCMP
NAMS Executive Director Emeritus Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Division Director of Midlife Health
The University of Virginia Health System
Charlottesville, Virginia

Dr JoAnn Pinkerton discusses current hormone treatment guidelines for midlife women.

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