Women seeking to reduce the number and severity of menopausal symptoms may be offered a brand new treatment that is also thought to help build stronger bones.
Women whose sexual desire reduces during menopause are more likely to report disturbed sleep, symptoms of depression and night sweats, according to researchers at Group Health.
Testosterone is also a female sex hormone. Total hormone replacement means restoring the natural balance of all hormones to the levels of men and women’s physical and mental peaks.
Early or premature menopause is defined as menopause before the age of 40. Premature ovarian failure, surgery, and chemotherapy may all result in early menopause.
It is known that older women often have problems sleeping and this is usually blamed on the menopause.
Researchers conducting a long term study at the University of Pittsburgh have said that women who experience weight loss during the menopause appear to be at a greater risk of bone loss at the hip.
Suggestions have been made that the difference in pressure between the abdomen and uterus may cause the retrograde menstruation that results in endometriosis.
Heavy bleeding is one of the main reasons for women to undergo hysterectomy. The Drug and Therapies bulletin have compared hysterectomy against endometrial destruction (by a variety of means) in the treatment of heavy bleeding.
Recent research in Italy has been undertaken on women with endometriosis who complained of headaches.