Are you finding it difficult to deal with symptoms of menopause? Talk to us today about HRT Treatment in Bradford to help you regain control of your life.
Menopause is a natural phase in a woman’s life, but it can also come with its share of challenges. At MySkyn Clinic in Bradford, we understand how this can impact your day-to-day life. This is why we focus on providing compassionate care that will help address your specific concerns.
Our menopause expert, Ms Bushra Effendi has an in-depth knowledge of all of the various hormone replacement (HRT) therapy treatment options. She will be able to develop a bespoke treatment plan that will work for you and your individual needs. Don’t let hormone imbalances hold you back, take the first steps to HRT treatment today by booking an appointment.
If you have any questions about HRT, please contact our skin clinic on 01274 92112 or email us at email@example.com
Menopause and its impact on sexual and reproductive healthcare
Menopause is a natural process that all women will go through in their lives. It starts when a woman stops menstruating and reaches the end of their reproductive life. It is a gradual process where women do not have a menstrual period for 12 consecutive months.
Menopausal women will experience changes in their endocrine system, which plays an important role in regulating their hormones. This includes hormones linked to sexual and reproductive functions. During this stage, your ovaries will stop producing eggs and your body will start to produce less oestrogen (estrogen) and progesterone hormones than before.
You may start to experience estrogen deficiency symptoms. These are both physical and emotional symptoms. Not every woman will have the same symptoms, but they typically include; hot flashes and sweats, mood swings, low mood, vaginal dryness and a lower sex drive.
How can healthcare professionals help with menopause treatment?
For some women, the symptoms of menopause will go away on their own. For others, they can make you feel uncomfortable and challenging to live with. This is where formulary healthcare professionals can help.
They can support you in finding the best way to treat the symptoms of menopause. This may include treating menopause through hormone replacement therapy or HRT, which is one of the most recommended treatments today.
This can involve taking formulary oral medications that contain oestrogen (estrogen) and/or formulary progesterone. Or, you may have HRT via a patch or implant. This can help ease symptoms such as night sweats and hot flashes, vaginal dryness and improve your sleep patterns.
HRT treatment can work for both women going through menopause and postmenopausal women. However, post-menopausal women will need to have a lower-dose treatment to reduce any potential side effects or complications.
As this is a medical treatment, you will need to have a consultation with our menopause expert, Ms Bushra Effendi. This is so she can assess you and prescribe HRT in primary care.
Formulary HRT treatment
There are different types of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) which include:
This is where you will only take oestrogen on its own. This is only recommended for women who have had a hysterectomy.
Combination HRT therapy
This involves taking both oestrogen and progesterone hormones. This is only suitable for women who have an intact uterus. Taking both hormones can help to protect against the risk of developing womb cancer.
This form of HRT is where you take a low dose of the hormones for only a short period of time to help you manage your symptoms.
Bioidentical hormone replacement therapy
Bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT) uses hormones that are identical to the hormones produced in the body. They come from natural plant sources such as yams or soy and we can tailor these to your specific hormone needs. We do this by taking a blood or saliva test.
You can only get BHRT from a hormone replacement therapy expert. If this is something you are considering, please book an appointment with Ms Bushra Effendi.
These are small pellets that we need to surgically insert under local anaesthetic. They usually go in the buttock area and provide the body with slow-release testosterone. This type of HRT treatment is for women who have low levels of testosterone and are experiencing a lower sex drive.
They can help to stabilise your levels of testosterone over time and only need to be inserted once every couple of months. They can come with potential side effects such as swelling or a change in mood or behaviour. We will talk you through this in more depth during your consultation.
Choose MySkyn Clinic for formulary specialist initiation of HRT
At MySkyn Clinic in Bradford, we aim to ensure that all of our patients have the best treatment experience. This is why we provide an initial consultation so that we can get to know you and understand how your menopausal symptoms are affecting you.
We will also discuss your medical history and menstrual cycles, while also giving you the chance to ask any questions you might have. From this, we will create a tailored treatment plan that will help reduce your symptoms. This might include prescription HRT. But it may also include other medical treatments.
How to find our Bradford Clinic
MySkyn Clinic is based at the Allerton Health Centre in Bradford. We are located ten
minutes from the centre of Bradford by car where our patients can park for free outside the
Lower Ground Floor,
The city of Bradford is set in West Yorkshire, England. It is in an area that is considered to be the heart of England. Bradford is famous for its rich history, which you can still see today, however it is also a thriving and modern urban centre.
During the 19th century, Bradford was the ‘Wool Capital of the World’. This was because the area played an important role in the textile industry and was home to several mills and factories. Visitors also flock to Bradford for its cultural offerings. This includes a number of theatres, galleries and museums such as The National Science and Media Museum.