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The Menopause Cure: Hormonal Health

The title suggests the menopause is a curable illness, rather than a life event that is normal and physiological

The title suggests the menopause is a curable illness, rather than a life event that is normal and physiological.

The term ‘restorative medicine’ is embraced by many medically qualified practitioners who offer ‘personalised hormone balancing’ at great cost, to expand lifespan and prolong ‘youthspan’. However, such treatments for menopause are under-researched and unlicensed in the UK and there is no safety data or research evidence to review.

Among this book’s positive points is the need for women to take their health seriously and to make positive lifestyle changes. With conventional HRT in the NHS now using mainly natural types of oestrogen and progesterone, nurses can offer women who need help an evidence-based natural choice.

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