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"I'm 35, menopausal and terrified of my meds being taken away"

In this article from Grazia Daily, Helen Wilson-Beevers talks of her hysterectomy at age 31 and how she has been taking HRT ever since. She tells us why running out of the medication is her worst nightmare. Click here to read the full article...

Published: 14th August 2019

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"I'm 31, menopausal and terrified of a HRT shortage" | Newson Health

HRT - Why is there a shortage and which medications are affected?

With so much in the media about the current HRT shortage, Dr Louise Newson, in her recent article for Gransnet.com, hopes to reassure women and explain that the dilemma presents a great opportunity for women to optimise their HRT regime.

Published: 12th August 2019

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Why is there an HRT shortage - Dr Louise Newson | Newson Health

GPs may need to switch patients' HRT as shortages set to increase

GPs may need to switch women onto different HRT treatments after manufacturers confirmed that several widely-prescribed therapies will be unavailable for the next few months, as reported in gponline.com today.

Published: 9th August 2019

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GPs need to switch patients' HRT due to shortages | Newson Health

Testosterone may significantly improve sexual function and wellbeing in postmenopausal women

A comprehensive and systematic review of testosterone treatment for women, published in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology journal, suggests testosterone can significantly improve sexual wellbeing for postmenopausal women. Dr Louise Newson says "This is really important as a step in the right direction to get testosterone licensed for women." Read on for all the details...

Published: 29th July 2019

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Testosterone and Sexual Health in Postmenopausal Women | Newson Health

Menopause specialists warn against dangers of 'compounded' Bioidentical HRT

Menopause specialists warn about the dangers of compounded bioidentical HRT. 

Published: 19th July 2019

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Menopause specialists warn against compounded  HRT | Newson Health

Pre-order Dr Newson's book today!

You can now pre-order your copy of Dr Newson's exciting first book - a Haynes Manual on Menopause. Read on for more information...

Published: 16th July 2019

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Pre-order Dr Newson's book today! | Newson Health

Women around the UK are facing a ‘major and widespread’ shortage of HRT

"Depression, anxiety and 'horrendous' flushes are some the ways women are being affected by HRT shortages" - read on for everything you need to know about the HRT shortages in the full article from Sarah Graham at iNews...

Published: 15th July 2019

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Women in the UK are facing HRT shortage | Newson Health

Introducing: Newson Health Research and Education

Dr Louise Newson is proud to announce the launch of Newson Health Research and Education, a not-for-profit organisation that aims to provide healthcare professionals, especially those working in primary care, training and knowledge about treatment options for the menopause including safe prescribing of HRT. Read on for all the details...

Published: 15th July 2019

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Introducing: Newson Health Research and Education | Newson Health

Confidence in Menopause - a practical approach for primary care

On the 26th September, Newson Health Research and Education will be holding an educational event for GPs, nurses, gynaecologists and pharmacists to improve their knowledge and understanding of the menopause. Click here to find out more...

Published: 11th July 2019

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Confidence in Menopause - Educational Event | Newson Health

Issues & Answers: Primary Care Today - Dr Louise Newson to speak at 2019 conference

This November, Dr Louise Newson will be attending the Primary Care Issues & Answers' annual conference - speaking about the menopause and dispelling some common myths surrounding HRT. Read on to find out more.

Published: 11th July 2019

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Dr Newson to attend PC Issues & Answers conference | Newson Health