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Angie Macdonald
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Loss of sexual desire can be very distressing at any time of life. During menopause it's very easy to blame everything on the hormones, but there are many other things that can cause low libido too. Check out this useful infographic for a general overview. #LowLibido #SexDrive #Menopause #Inforgraphic  

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After being interviewed by The Daily Mail for an article on this subject I had so much to say on the topic I wrote a blog post. I have mixed feelings about doctors being urged to prescribe testosterone for women with low libido. A lot of the time testosterone is not the problem. Not understanding the intricacies of female sexuality and the ways in which women differ from men is.

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I'm quoted in the Daily Mail today.

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If you're progesterone intolerant you'll want to read this. #Menopause #progesterone

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Menopause is not called 'the change of life' for nothing. Here's what I know about menopause... #Menopause  

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The NICE Menopause Guideline is a step in the right direction but it does not go far enough. It does nothing to clear the confusion around prescribing bioidentical HRT on the NHS and makes the further education of GPs on the subject of the menopause entirely optional. What does that mean for women going to their GPs for help with menopause symptoms? Read this article to find out. #NICE #Menopause #HRT  

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Testosterone and oestradiol implants are once again available in the UK. Three years ago all implants were withdrawn from the UK, Europe and Australia by pharmaceutical company MSD for "commercial reasons". #testosterone #menopause #HRT  

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Is excessive oestrogen to blame for fibroids, polyps, a thickened endometrium and adenomysis? #Menopause #HRT #Fibroids #Polyps #Adenomyosis #Endometrium 

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Progesterone intolerance is the main reason women stop HRT. Is the Mirena coil the solution? #Progesterone #Menopause #HRT  
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