News / November 2018


Taking HRT post 60 | Ask Dr Jean

I am 62 years old. I have been taking HRT for probably 10 years. My doctor reassures me that there are minimal risks. I want to keep taking HRT if it is safe. What is your opinion? Can I take HRT until I am 80 or 90?…

Hormonal health – clues made clear

Hormones can be a complex area of women's health, but certain changes to your vagina and vulva can give you some insight. So, what are the clues that these body parts are giving you, and what mysteries can they explain?…

Bleeding on hormone therapy | Ask Dr Jean

I have been using HRT patches to relieve symptoms of menopause but it has also meant I have light bleed days which last for 3 -4 days every fortnight or so. Can you explain why this might be and whether I should come off the…

Advice for women with vaginismus | Ask Dr Jean

A friend realised she had a problem in her teens when she simply could not insert tampons because of the terrible pain experienced. She had no idea what was wrong with her until she came across an article in a magazine about…

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