Sep 4th, 2018
In this episode we’ll be talking to Dr Rosie Worsley who is an endocrinologist specialising in women’s health on the topic of menopause. Rosie consults at the Jean Hailes Medical Centre at Epworth East Melbourne and worked for five years in the Alfred Hospital Women’s Health and Women’s Mental Health Clinics, looking after the endocrine needs of women with complex medical and psychiatric conditions. Rosie completed her PhD in menopause in 2017 and has received the young investigator prize from the Australian, European and International Menopause Societies.
(0:49) The role of the endocrinologist
(1:22) Explanation of menopause
(2.06) Menopausal symptoms
(3:48) How you can alleviate symptoms
(5:07) Impact of menopause on mood and mental health
(6:10) Hormone therapy – benefits and risks
(8:45) Bioidentical hormones
(9:58) Cognitive behavioural therapy – what it is and use in menopause
(11:05) Health after menopause
(11:52) Looking after your bones
(12:33) Where to find more information about menopause
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