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Jun 21, 2022

In our second episode Katie speaks to Dr Philippa Kaye about the symptoms of perimenopause and menopause, how a diagnosis is reached, what treatments are available and whether HRT could be right for you.

In this episode:

0:00 What happens to our hormones as we age?
2:14 What is the peri-menopause?
6:14 How do you make the diagnosis?
11:27 Prevalence of symptoms
13:01 Treatment options
18:57 Vaginal atrophy and dryness
20:51 Vaginal estrogen
22:14 How long should we be on HRT?
23:30 Lifestyle changes
25:00 Fear of HRT
25:50 Dr Kaye's book
27:37 Final tip

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Links from this episode:

The Latte Lounge’s perimenopause and menopause symptom checker: https://www.lattelounge.co.uk/the-34-symptoms-of-perimenopause-and-menopause-symptom-checker/ 

Dr Philippa’s book The M Word: Everything you need to know about the Menopause by Dr. Philippa Kaye

Twitter @drphilippakaye
Website www.drphilippakaye.com

Thank you to:

This series is sponsored by Sylk Natural Lubricant.

It was produced by Emily Crosby Media.