Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/305966
Title:
Menopause: a guide
Authors:
Health Service Executive (HSE)
Publisher:
Health Service Executive (HSE)
Issue Date:
Jul-2008
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/305966
Item Type:
Patient Information Leaflet
Language:
en
Description:
Menopause is a normal event in a woman’s life. The years before may have been taken up with rearing your family, building relationships and your career. Around the time of the menopause many people, men and women, are beginning a new stage of their lives. Your relationships with your partner, parents, children or close friends change as they too become older. Your attitude to work may change; you may look for new challenges or feel you want to slow things down. Together with the symptoms of the menopause, it is hardly surprising that some women fi nd this time diffi cult. However, there are also positive aspects to life after the menopause. Periods will no longer be an issue and you won’t have to think about pregnancy. While the menopause signals the end of your childbearing years, it is also the start of a new phase of your life. This booklet has been developed by the Women’s Health Council and the Health Service Executive. It includes information on: • what the menopause is and why you experience the menopause; • symptoms of the menopause; • how to manage these symptoms; and • how to look after your health after the menopause. It may not answer all your questions, but we hope it will be a useful guide. You should talk to your doctor about any questions or problems you may have.
Keywords:
HEALTH PROMOTION; MENOPAUSE; WOMEN'S HEALTH

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DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorHealth Service Executive (HSE)en_GB
dc.date.accessioned2013-11-29T15:19:27Z-
dc.date.available2013-11-29T15:19:27Z-
dc.date.issued2008-07-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10147/305966-
dc.descriptionMenopause is a normal event in a woman’s life. The years before may have been taken up with rearing your family, building relationships and your career. Around the time of the menopause many people, men and women, are beginning a new stage of their lives. Your relationships with your partner, parents, children or close friends change as they too become older. Your attitude to work may change; you may look for new challenges or feel you want to slow things down. Together with the symptoms of the menopause, it is hardly surprising that some women fi nd this time diffi cult. However, there are also positive aspects to life after the menopause. Periods will no longer be an issue and you won’t have to think about pregnancy. While the menopause signals the end of your childbearing years, it is also the start of a new phase of your life. This booklet has been developed by the Women’s Health Council and the Health Service Executive. It includes information on: • what the menopause is and why you experience the menopause; • symptoms of the menopause; • how to manage these symptoms; and • how to look after your health after the menopause. It may not answer all your questions, but we hope it will be a useful guide. You should talk to your doctor about any questions or problems you may have.en_GB
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherHealth Service Executive (HSE)en_GB
dc.subjectHEALTH PROMOTIONen_GB
dc.subjectMENOPAUSEen_GB
dc.subjectWOMEN'S HEALTHen_GB
dc.titleMenopause: a guideen_GB
dc.typePatient Information Leafleten
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