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PRESS RELEASE


For immediate release - 27 July 2005


Come off HRT safely


Are you thinking of coming off HRT? Have you tried without success? Do you want to come off HRT but don’t know how or when? If you need some help, then check out the Summer 2005 issue of The Menopause Exchange newsletter.

Dr Stuart Drew, physician in charge of the menopause clinic at the BUPA hospital in Portsmouth, provides answers to common questions about coming off HRT: Why should you come off HRT? When should you come off? How should you come off? And what are your options afterwards?

“Many women want to come off HRT, whether for medical reasons or personal choice, but some of them are not sure how to go about this safely and effectively. We want to help women make the right choices by providing the background to coming off HRT as well as giving them the practical help they need,” says Norma Goldman, founder and director of The Menopause Exchange.

The Menopause Exchange covers a wide range of subjects like menopausal symptoms, HRT and its alternatives, nutrition and lifestyle and medical conditions (e.g. osteoporosis). It is completely independent – it is not sponsored by any companies and is funded purely by subscriptions. Other articles in the Summer 2005 issue include vitamin basics, stages of the menopause and deep vein thrombosis. The Menopause Exchange has an Ask the Experts panel and fact sheets specifically for members.
For more information on The Menopause Exchange, write to The Menopause Exchange at PO Box 205, Bushey, Herts WD23 1ZS, call 020 8420 7245, fax 020 8954 2783 or send an e-mail to norma@menopause-exchange.co.uk

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NOTES FOR EDITORS

The Menopause Exchange covers a wide range of subjects like menopausal symptoms, HRT and its alternatives, nutrition and lifestyle and medical conditions (e.g. osteoporosis). It is completely independent – it is not sponsored by any companies and is funded purely by subscriptions. The Menopause Exchange has an Ask the Experts panel and fact sheets specifically for members.
• The Menopause Exchange Newsletter was launched in June 1999.
• The founder and director of The Menopause Exchange is Norma Goldman, a pharmacist with a Master’s degree in health promotion. She gives talks on the menopause at health clubs, organisations/workplaces, pharmacies and other venues. Her daughter, Victoria, the editor of the newsletter, is an experienced health journalist with a BSc. degree in Biomedical Science and a Master’s degree in Science Communication.
• The aim of The Menopause Exchange is to raise the awareness of the menopause among women, healthcare professionals (e.g. nurses and pharmacists) and complementary practitioners.
• Topics covered in previous issues of the newsletter include: HRT questions you forget to ask your doctor; prescription drug alternatives to HRT; sexuality after the menopause; complementary therapies at the menopause; heart disease; memory problems; anti-ageing beauty secrets; weight control; and phytoestrogens in your diet.
• UK annual membership (4 issues of the newsletter and regular fact sheets) costs £18 for individuals; £22 for local organisations; £30 for companies/national organisations; corporate (over 10 copies) and overseas memberships are available on request.
• All press enquiries to Norma Goldman on 020 8420 7245.

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