Menopause can be a time of great change and disturbance. Symptoms such as hot flushes, night sweats, mood swings and vaginal dryness can greatly affect your quality of life. Fortunately, there is a range of treatment options to alleviate your symptoms.

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Osteoporosis occurs when bones lose their strength and density, and is associated with a lack of oestrogen brought on by menopause. Bones become fragile, weak and brittle, and can break more easily. Fortunately there are ways you can minimise the impact this condition has on your daily life.

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Most regularly ovulating women experience some physical and mood symptoms during the premenstrual phase. Medically significant premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is apparent, when at least one moderate to severe physical and psychological symptom occurs during the premenstrual phase. PMDD (Prementrual dysphoric disorder) is the more severe form of PMS.

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Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

Many of women come to WHRIA because their GPs suspect they may have polycystic ovaries (PCO) and PCOS. PCOS is one of the most common hormone problems affecting women. The symptoms can be distressing and it can be difficult to diagnose. It’s reassuring to know PCOS can be treated, and Professor John Eden has extensive expertise in this area.

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Body Identical HRT

Hormone Replacement Therapy has been used safely in Australia for many years. 2016 saw the Australian release of a safe, easily absorbed HRT that provides a plant based exact duplicate of the human hormone progesterone for women with menopausal symptoms.

This simple, safe and effective treatment can help maintain a balanced mood, a healthy sex life and good sleep patterns during and after menopause. Pharmaceutical grade micronised progesterone is also known as body-identical progesterone, as it is an exact duplicate of human progesterone. It has been safely and successfully used in Europe for decades and WHRIA is now able to offer this treatment.

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