Sajid Javid takes action to solve shortage of high demand for HRT medication
SUPPLIERS have increased their stocks of Hormone Replacement Therapy drugs in a bid to ensure it is "available for everyone who needs it". Demand for HRT is greater than ever, with the Royal Pharmaceutical Society reporting prescriptions for the medication leapt from 238,000 in January 2017 to almost 538,000 in December 2021. Hormone therapy is most often used to treat common menopausal symptoms, including hot flashes. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to sleep: How to soothe symptoms of anxiety while going through the menopause
MENOPAUSE depletes the hormones oestrogen and progesterone circulating in the body, which can lead to difficulty sleeping. Do you find yourself sighing into the early morning while trying to fall asleep? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 19, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Many Older Women Have Active Sex Lives, But Menopause Can Interfere
Title: Many Older Women Have Active Sex Lives, But Menopause Can InterfereCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/18/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/19/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Menopause General)
Source: MedicineNet Menopause General - May 19, 2022 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Hormones Account for 10% of Lipid Changes After Menopause Hormones Account for 10% of Lipid Changes After Menopause
The transition to menopause is accompanied by a proatherogenic shift in lipids and other metabolites, and new research directly implicates the hormonal shift at this stage of life to some of these changes.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - May 18, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Half of women hide the menopause from their partners
Some said they felt the subject was still taboo to many people. The research also found that 39 per cent of younger women are 'dreading' the menopause. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 18, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Menopause Might Worsen Jaw Pain in Women
Title: Menopause Might Worsen Jaw Pain in WomenCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/17/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/17/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Menopause General)
Source: MedicineNet Menopause General - May 17, 2022 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Dr MEGAN ROSSI: The simple quiz to get you on track to a happy gut!
Dr MEGAN ROSSI: From our skin health to our mental wellbeing, cancer risk to our experience of menopause, the gut seemingly has a role to play in it all. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 17, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Grant fund to support women's reproductive wellbeing
Women experiencing the menopause, fertility problems, miscarriage and pregnancy loss, menstrual health and gynaecological conditions in the workplace will be supported to remain in or return to the workplace by a multi-million pound grant fund for voluntary, community or social enterprise organisations. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - May 17, 2022 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Menopause Symptoms Correlate With Temporomandibular Disorder Pain
MONDAY, May 16, 2022 -- Temporomandibular disorder (TMD)-induced pain and menopausal symptoms are correlated, according to a study published May 10 in Menopause. Alessandra Pucci Mantelli Galhardo, Ph.D., from Universidade de São Paulo in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 16, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Menopause: Expert says phytoestrogens and cannabis help manage symptoms amid HRT shortage
RECENT problems regarding the shortage of HRT in the UK have meant more people are talking about the menopause. Amid the HRT crisis women have been looking for alternative ways to boost their oestrogen levels and alleviate the symptoms of the menopause. Express.co.uk spoke to Menopause Experts CEO Dee Murray about the crisis affecting women. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 14, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vaginal Estrogen 'Underutilized' in Women With GSM After Breast Cancer
(MedPage Today) -- NEW ORLEANS -- While vaginal estrogen therapy is safe and effective for genitourinary syndrome of menopause (GSM), few women who have had breast cancer use it, researchers reported here. Breast cancer survivors with GSM were... (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - May 13, 2022 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Menopause Tied to Proatherogenic Changes in Circulating Metabolites
FRIDAY, May 13, 2022 -- Menopause is associated with proatherogenic circulating metabolome alterations, according to a study published online May 12 in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology. Jari E. Karppinen, from the University of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 13, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

HRT products could be shipped to UK from Europe next week
Regulator expected to consent to import of hormone replacement pills and patches from FranceExtra supplies of hormone replacement therapy products could be shipped to the UK from France and Poland as soon as next week, a major manufacturer has said after crisis meetings were held to addressthe nationwide shortage.Tina Backhouse, the general UK manager at Theramex, which makes about a dozen HRT drugs, including Bijuva pills and Femseven patches, said the company needed special permission to bring in products from France that were not licensed in the UK. Theramex ’s products are mainly made in Germany, and some are only li...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 13, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Julia Kollewe Tags: Menopause Pharmaceuticals industry Women's health Drugs Business Life and style Science Society UK news & wellbeing Source Type: news

HRT products could be sent to UK from mainland Europe next week
Regulator expected to consent to import of hormone replacement pills and patches from FranceExtra supplies of hormone replacement therapy products could be shipped to the UK from France and Poland as soon as next week, a major manufacturer has said after crisis meetings were held to addressthe nationwide shortage.Tina Backhouse, the general UK manager at Theramex, which makes about a dozen HRT drugs, including Bijuva pills and Femseven patches, said the company needed special permission to bring in products from France that were not licensed in the UK. Theramex ’s products are mainly made in Germany, and some are only li...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 13, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Julia Kollewe Tags: Menopause Pharmaceuticals industry Women's health Drugs Business Life and style Science Society UK news & wellbeing Source Type: news

Hormonal changes during menopause may cause cholesterol to rise, study finds
About 10% of the rise of bad cholesterol women experience during menopause is caused by shifts in sex hormones, meaning hormone replacement therapy could help, a study published Thursday found. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - May 12, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news