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Month: January 2015

Women in Midlife

From Australian Family Physician Members of The Jean Hailes Foundation have produced a series of articles for the November 2004 issue of Australian Family Physician, the RACGP’s journal, that focus…

Testosterone Therapy for Women

Women normally have circulating in their blood three major sex hormones: oestrogen, testosterone and progesterone. Each of these is produced by the ovaries. Oestrogen is also made throughout the body but…

Measurement of Testosterone in Women

Introduction Recent studies from the Women’s Health Secrets research group have shown that there is no relationship between testosterone levels throughout the different decades and libido or responses to a…

Assessment

The assessment of the menopausal woman is primarily the assessment of the well woman, who may be symptomatic or coincidentally, with the menopausal transition may have risks or medical disorders…

Investigations

Some investigations may be necessary to perform for diagnosis or to help in formulating a treatment plan. Here are the most commonly used investigations and their indications. The Pap smear…

Early Menopause

When menopause occurs before the age of 40, it is called premature or early menopause. This may occur spontaneously when a woman’s ovaries stop functioning at an unusually early age,…