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The menopause: how nurses can help

VOL: 96, ISSUE: 42, PAGE NO: 11Lesley Woodward, RGN, HealthEdCert, is menopause adviser, Dorset Community NHS Trust, and a nurse counsellor, Women's Health Concern, Menopause Educational Resource Centre, Blandford Community Hospital, Blandford ForumWomen can now expect to live one-third of their lives after the menopause. But for many the cessation of menstruation, the result of a decrease in circulating oestrogen levels, can bring distressing physical and emotional changes.

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