The average age of menopause in the UK is 51 years but it can occur at any age. The perimenopausal symptoms such as night sweats, hot flushes, pins & needle, dry skin, hair loss, loss of libido, mood swings and that can lose up to five years in many women. The long-term consequences of menopause are osteoporosis (brittle bone) and heart-related problems.

Who is it for?

All peri and postmenopausal women.

How often?

At least once a year.

What does it involve?

  • Consultation with Consultant Gynaecologist
  • Blood pressure and BMI check
  • Abdominal and pelvic examination
  • Consultation on HRT (Hormone Replacement Therapy)
  • Advice on lifestyle
  • Blood Tests
  • Hormone profile (FSH, S Estradiol) if indicated
  • Vitamin D levels
  • Thyroid Function Tests
  • Additional Tests for Ovarian and cervical cancer screening can be added
  • Pelvic Ultrasound Scan
  • Ca125 levels
  • Cervical smear