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The Menopause Exchange website gets blogging

The Menopause Exchange provides unbiased and practical information on a range of topics, including menopausal symptoms, osteoporosis, HRT, complementary therapies, nutrition, self-help measures and relevant medical conditions (e.g. breast cancer)

PRESS RELEASE

For immediate release: 30 September 2009

The Menopause Exchange website gets blogging


Check out The Menopause Exchange’s updated blog page. Discover why pharmacist and health promotion specialist Norma Goldman founded The Menopause Exchange, find out about some of the latest menopause research projects and read about Norma Goldman’s book ‘The menopause-ask the experts’ (Hammersmith Press). You can also access recent articles and Ask the Experts Q&As from the quarterly newsletter.

The Menopause Exchange provides unbiased and practical information on a range of topics, including menopausal symptoms, osteoporosis, HRT, complementary therapies, nutrition, self-help measures and relevant medical conditions (e.g. breast cancer). Members receive quarterly newsletters, quarterly fact sheets and have access to an information service and ‘Ask the Experts’ panel.

Visit www.menopause-exchange.co.uk to learn more about:
• the people behind The Menopause Exchange
• the healthcare professionals on the ‘Ask the Experts’ panel
• The Menopause Exchange talks and seminars
• how to join The Menopause Exchange
• complimentary copies of the quarterly newsletter for healthcare professionals.

“The Menopause Exchange is a useful information source for journalists who are writing about the menopause,” says Norma Goldman, founder and director of The Menopause Exchange. “Through our website, journalists can read our latest press releases, view articles and contact us for interviews and case studies.”

The Menopause Exchange is completely independent – it’s not sponsored by any companies and is funded purely by subscriptions from individuals and healthcare professionals. Articles in the Autumn 2009 issue include seeing your GP about the menopause, the oestrogen story, homeopathy at the menopause and digestive problems. The Menopause Exchange has an Ask the Experts panel, information service and fact sheets specifically for members.

Visit The Menopause Exchange website at www.menopause-exchange.co.uk.

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
1. The Menopause Exchange Newsletter was launched in June 1999.
2. 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 organisations, workplaces, exhibitions, health clubs, 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.
3. 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.
4. Topics covered in previous issues of the newsletter include: the perimenopause; types and forms of HRT; easing flushes and sweats without HRT; phytoestrogen and herb safety; testing for osteoporosis; sleeping better at the menopause; menopausal libido; vitamins at the menopause; coping with stress; and premature menopause.
5. UK annual membership (4 issues of the newsletter, regular fact sheets, use of the information service and ‘Ask the Experts’ panel) costs £18 for individuals; £22 for local organisations; £40 for companies/national organisations; corporate (over 10 copies) and overseas memberships are available on request.
6. All press enquiries to Norma Goldman on 020 8420 7245.