005 Comparing hormones in menopausal women to teenagers - Nurse Tracy Rutter & Dr Louise Newson

Dr Louise Newson discusses changing hormones with Nurse Tracy Rutter, who has had an interesting & varied career as an army nurse & a school nurse. Tracy talks about changing hormones in adolescent girls & comparisons with changing hormone levels in perimenopausal and menopausal women, her own experience of surgical menopause, how balancing her hormones really improved the quality of her life & her experience of working in the Menopause and Wellbeing Centre.

Tracy's Three Take Home Tips:

  1. Don't put yourself on the back burner any more! Be brave and seek the right advice and treatment.
  2. That 'me time' is really important - remember to take care of yourself.
  3. Start keeping a diary to record your symptoms and how you are feeling. It can be helpful for your own mind and also when you visit your GP.

Learn more about Nurse Tracy Rutter

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