By Dr. TRACY MOUNTFORD, MBBS MBCAM
On Wednesday 29th April we were delighted to be joined on Instagram Live by Miss Anne Henderson; Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist. Anne is passionate about women’s health issues, particularly menopause and HRT. Anne believes in offering her patients the full spectrum of treatments to help manage the peri-menopause, including complementary therapies such as herbal medicine.
The live began with discussing that with HRT you almost have to address all the negatives, anxieties and concerns before you talk about the positives. People come to you wanting to talk about the negatives before they are prepared to talk about any of the benefits. Tracy asked Anne why she thought this was the case, who explained that HRT has had such a bad press for many years. She says that as with all medical statistics, you’ve really got to know what you’re looking at and often only the negative statistics get looked at, without looking at the longevity and long term positive benefits.
To watch the full Instagram Live watch the video below: