Menopause - Anna Fenton

Date Published: 
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Duration: 
24:25

Anna Fenton discusses the management of menopause. Anna is a gynaecological endocrinologist at Canterbury DHB where she is clinical lead for bone densitometry. She is a member of the pharmacology and therapeutic advisory committee for endocrinology and is past president of the Australasian Menopause Society.

 

  

Topics:

  • What symptoms might I experience?
  • How will this affect my health?
  • Cold you check my hormone levels?
  • Symptoms are impacting negatively on my sex life, what can we do?
  • I haven’t had a period for a year, do I still need to use contraception?
  • I’m worried about brittle bones, what lifestyle advice can you give me?
  • How do I reduce my hot flushes?
  • Is HRT safe to use?
  • What are body identical hormones?
  • Can menopause be a positive experience?

 

Take home messages

  • Can actually be a positive and empowering time in a women’s life.
  • Focus on the positives things that can come out of this time.

  

Resources

 

Presenter

Anna Fenton
Gynaecological Endocrinologist

To contact Anna Click here.

Recognition of Learning Activities

Complete and submit the learning reflection form for CPD/MOPS points provided by The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners below for recognition of learning activities.

Learning Reflection Form

www.rnzcgp.org.nz