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Ever wondered about hormone replacement therapy (HRT) in menopausal women?

Look no further!

Let's break down this great review article by Dr. Jan Shifren of MGH & @MenopauseOrg from @JAMA_current…

Hot flashes and night sweats affect approximately 70% of midlife women and can persist for a decade or longer

Negative impact on:
➡️ Sleep
➡️ Daily functioning
➡️ QoL
➡️ Cognitive and mood symptoms
First line treatment for mild symptoms include lifestyle/behavioral changes (clothing, fans etc) and non-hormonal options (Gabapentin, Paroxetine etc)

🔑 If you have severe vasomotor symptoms unresponsive to the above -> HRT is king
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Ok Urologists: It’s #AUA19 time and there are new GUIDELINES about women with recurrent #UTI that include doing a pelvic exam and giving vaginal estrogen. Follow me on this #sexmed vulvar educational thread and change your practice pattern! @AmerUrological
UTIs are a problem. They cause morbidity, overcrowd your clinic and frustrate you and your patients when they keep coming back. Let’s work on evidence-based PREVENTION strategies. #AUA19…
Prevention means understanding the vulva/vagina and how hormones affect the tissue. You must get comfortable talking about GSM (genitourinary syndrome of menopause). It’s the cool “new” term for vaginal atrophy. #AUA19…
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I'm fed up because lots of people have done the #RSE consultation - sex ed experts, menstruation researchers, womb-related illness charities, fertility experts, PSHE teachers, student charities, school pupils, parents, you name it. 2/?
I am so cross I have not threaded my tweets properly. And even the consultation response document acknowledged loads of ppl mentioned periods, yet the guy who presumably wrote it does not understand menstruation enough, because he 'limited' teaching of it. 3/?
Like... does @DamianHinds understand that menarche and menopause bookend the menovulatory lifetime? Is he punking us and making a 'limits' 'end of menstruation' 'menopause' joke? Sorry - I need a cup of tea. 4/?
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