Obstetrics & gynaecology

Everything you need to know about perimenopause

It's time we talk about perimenopause. Your mother, your grandmother, and her grandmother probably referred to this transition to menopause as "the change" if they mentioned it at all. Today, with research underway, and acknowledgement ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Mayo Clinic Minute: Help with hot flashes due to menopause

Vasomotor symptoms—the medical term for hot flashes—are among the most common menopause symptoms women experience. Hot flashes, along with night sweats, can be uncomfortable and disruptive. Dr. Suneela Vegunta, a Mayo ...

Health

Menopausal night sweats linked with cognitive dysfunction

Experts frequently tout the value of a good night's sleep. However, a new study casts doubt on the value of sleep time suggesting that women who experience night sweats are more vulnerable to cognitive dysfunction as their ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Do alternative therapies work to treat menopausal symptoms?

Of the 80 per cent of women who develop symptoms during menopause, many will experiment with complementary and alternative medicines (CAMs) as well as lifestyle changes to treat their symptoms, said Tami Shandro, a University ...

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