The Beacon Medical Centre

Menopause and HRT

Menopause is a different experience for everyone, the menopause is when ovaries stop making oestrogen and one no longer experiences periods. However, before and after this, during the ‘perimenopause’ a variety of symptoms can be experienced.

These can include;

  • Hot flushes
  • Night sweats
  • Mood swings
  • Anxiousness
  • Depression
  • Poor sleep
  • Muscle aches
  • Weight gain
  • Brain fog is a great website providing information about most medical conditions. It has some useful information about the menopause and it’s treatment.

In addition you might like to look at the following websites

Some women are happy to manage their symptoms without treatment others find they benefit enormously from taking HRT or an alternative.

If after looking at these resources, you want to try HRT please book an appointment with one of our GPs. If this is a telephone appointment, please have you weight and blood pressure to hand.




Date published: 26th November, 2022
Date last updated: 26th November, 2022