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In this episode we discuss surgical menopause e.g. hysterectomy and oophorectomy, how it affects the menopause transition and what support is available to those who experience it.
I am joined by Dr Heather Currie.
Dr Heather Currie is an Associate Specialist Gynaecologist at Dumfries & Galloway NHS, Trustee and past Chair of the British Menopause Society. She is co-editor of Post Reproductive Health, the journal of the British Menopause Society, Founder and MD of Menopause Matters, and the Scottish National Clinical Lead for Modernising Gynaecology Outpatients.
Find out more about Menopause Matters here:
Menopause, it’s always been around, as long as they’re been women on this earth and they’ve lived long enough, there’s been the menopause. Yet we still have an outdated mindset and too little awareness, education and support.
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