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This module describes the common symptoms caused by the menopause. It identifies how patients can be supported by pharmacy teams, the role that can be played by self-help activities and lifestyle changes, and the main resources that women can be directed to in order to enable these changes.
It also reviews the place of complementary therapies in management, when referral may be indicated and describes how hormone therapies available on prescription may be used.
Contributing authors: Dr Martin Duerden FRCGP, medical adviser, diploma in therapeutics, Cardiff University with contributions from Professor Alison Blenkinsopp