The menopause affects all women, usually in their late 40s to early 50s (sometimes earlier), and it means that a woman’s periods have stopped permanently.
The menopause is not a disease but it can cause a number of symptoms ranging from hot flushes, night sweats and mood changes, to fatigue, sleep problems and low libido.
Every woman may experience her menopause in a different way and for a different length of time ranging from months to years.
However many may suffer in silence because they feel dismissed or not understood; after all, the menopause is not life threatening and it’s just part of being a woman or so they are told.
Many women are left to suffer, especially at a time when so many other things might also be changing in their lives.
Whether you are approaching or you are in the menopause, we offer advice on the various tests and treatments that might be appropriate for you including:
- Hormonal profile
- Lipid profile
- Smear test (also known as Pap-test)
- Breast check up
- DEXA bone scan
- Alternative treatments
We are able to carry out blood tests and smear tests on site and refer you on for other tests.
At Medical Prime we treat menopause with sensitivity. We believe that every woman deserves to be fully supported and treated with care, whether you are in the build-up to, during or after the menopause.
We will listen to your symptoms and advise you on matters such as tests that might be needed, treatments available, risks and benefits, long-term effects. We will work with you as an individual and find a plan that suits you the best.
first consultation is 40 minutes and we would ask for a symptom
questionnaire to be completed if possible prior to the consultation
so that we can get the most out of our time with you. Follow up
appointments are 20 minutes.
Initial consultation 40 minutes £155 (until the end of August)
Follow up consultation 20 minutes £85 (until the end of August)
Blood tests and other investigations are charged extra. The doctor will discuss what is recommended and any associated costs at your appointment.