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Tunbridge Wells Hospital

Kingswood Road, Tunbridge Wells, TN2 4UL

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Why choose Nuffield Health Tunbridge Wells Hospital for your hormone replacement therapy?

At Nuffield Health Tunbridge Wells our expert gynaecologists can help you battle the menopause. The menopause can carry a number of unpleasant side effects which over time, can damage moral and the wellbeing of women. One of the most effective ways to overturn the side effects of the menopause is to undergo hormone replacement therapy.

During a consultation, our expert gynaecologists will discuss your symptoms in greater detail, before creating a HRT treatment plan which is personalised to help you.

What causes the menopause?

Menopause happens when a woman’s menstruation reduces and stops. It is sometimes called "the change" and you may find you view it with mixed feelings as you recognise a different stage in your life.

Hormonal changes cause you to stop having periods. The amount of the hormones (oestrogen and progesterone) your ovaries produce at this time drops significantly. In the run-up to the menopause periods become very erratic and sometimes heavy. Your periods will usually not stop suddenly, but become less frequent and then stop gradually. The menopause sometimes aggravates osteoporosis – bone mass is lost because of the reduced levels of some hormones. 

Menopausal women often experience:

  • Tiredness
  • Hot flushes
  • Night sweats and sleeplessness
  • Vaginal dryness
  • Urinary tract infection
  • Headache and joint pain
  • Depression
  • Reduced sex drive.

How we can help you get through the menopause at Nuffield Health Tunbridge Wells Hospital

We offer treatment to make the menopause easier. Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) replaces your lost hormones to counteract the effects of the menopause. Your consultant can recommend the right type of HRT for you.

The most common way to have HRT is by a daily tablet, but there are other ways:

  • A skin patch applied to the skin
  • A small pellet or implant under the skin
  • Gel medication applied to the skin
  • Nasal spray.

Benefits of HRT:

  • Relief from hot flushes and night sweats
  • Maintenance of muscles tone, helping reduce any incontinence problems
  • Reduced mood swings
  • Reduced risk of osteoporosis – oestrogen in the HRT stimulates bone building.
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