January 2015 Health Bulletin

What is the menopause? How will it affect you? What can you do about it?

All this information is contained in a set of easy-to-understand videos freely available on YouTube, developed by Susan Davis and colleagues for the International Menopause Society (IMS).

It can be a difficult time for many women and is made worse by a tidal-wave of misleading information on social media. Now women globally can now access reliable information about what the menopause is, how it might affect them and how to choose safe and effective treatment options.

These videos were released on January 7, 2015.

All these videos will be available to the public free of charge, and can be viewed here.

The series comprises the following short videos:

  1. What are the Symptoms?
  2. How will it affect my health?
  3. What is Menopausal Hormone Therapy (HRT)?
  4. Is Menopausal Hormone Therapy (HRT) safe?
  5. Complementary Therapies
  6. Treatment Options
  7. Will it affect my sex life?



Information provided might not be relevant to a particular person's circumstances and should always be discussed with that person's own healthcare provider.