While some women claim to “breeze” through the menopause, for many others it’s a much more difficult journey.
Menopause usually takes place between the ages of 48 and 55 but symptoms can start happening several months or years before your periods stop for good. This is known as the perimenopause.
Having varicose veins can make you self-conscious about exposing your legs but it doesn’t have to be like that.
Until relatively recently if you had varicose veins you had two options – you either put up with them or you went into hospital for a major operation. Nowadays, thanks to advances in keyhole and laser surgery, getting rid of varicose veins is a lot more convenient. Dr Mo Faris, Cooden Medical Group’s Founder talks about two of the most popular treatments.
Should I have HRT?
This is one of the most frequently asked questions by women going through the menopause.