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What is Perimenopause?

Perimenopause is defined literally as ‘around the time of the menopause’. Put simply, it is the stage of life when ...

Menopause contraception: everything you need to know about menopause & contraception

Amongst the many challenges faced by women who are experiencing perimenopause or menopause, contraception is not one that is frequently talked about.

Hot flashes – A doctor’s overview

Dr Shilpa McQuillan discusses hot flashes – what are they, why do they happen, and how can you reduce the impact ...

Stress and anxiety – a doctor’s overview

Some of the most challenging menopause symptoms are the ones you can’t see. GP Dr Shilpa McQuillan discusses the psychological side of menopause, and the symptoms many women visit her for help with: stress and anxiety, low mood and ...

Headaches – A Doctor’s overview

Dr Shilpa McQuillan discusses headaches at menopause. Why do they happen, and how can you reduce the impact they’re ...

Hormone Therapy (HT) guide

What is Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT), and could it be for you? Our GP Shilpa McQuillan has created the really useful guide to demystify HRT: what it is, how it works, the options available, the risks, and the benefits.

Perimenopause to menopause and post-menopause – A doctor’s overview

From the time you start noticing changes and symptoms to beyond your last period, menopause is a time of multiple changes. Many of us feel mystified by what’s going on.

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How to talk to your doctor about menopause

Not sure where to start when it comes to discussing menopause with your doctor? Doctor Shilpa McQuillan is here for ...