Lack of choice in hormone therapy
Rachel Browne July 31, 2011 www.smh.com.au/national/health/lack-of-chioce-in-hormone-therapy-20110730-1i5dj.html A NUMBER of leading hormone replacement therapy treatments have been withdrawn from the Australian market over the past two years, prompting concern about a lack of choice for women. Used by about 12 per cent of Australian women over 50, hormone replacement therapy drugs most commonly combine low doses […]
… black cavernous hole of anger…
From: email@example.com Name: Tim Hxxxxxx I see my wife disappearing into a black cavernous hole of anger one minute and sweet brightly lit lady who I love very much the next. How the hell do I keep the light on? Tim Hxxxxxx
OK God, why are you doing this to me?
—–Original Message—– From: Eric Hxxxxxx Sent: Saturday, 21 November 2009 2:35 AM To: Peter and Linda Butler Subject: Menopause Input I desperately need to read more about this. I survived 15 years with a bipolar ex and now I run into this! Like you said, “OK God, why are you doing this to me?” Eric […]
HELP!!!! My wife is 49 and despite her denial…
HELP!!!! My wife is 49 and despite her denial (to me but not others) is showing all the signs of menopause. She went from loving passionate partner to don’t touch me, I don’t know you any more, I am not interested in what you think. The mood swings are hard to cope with one moment […]
… so little written… from the male’s point of view.
From: firstname.lastname@example.org Name: William Sxxxxx Comments: This is a greatly needed area of research. Especially the part about men understanding and dealing with menopause. There is so little written on the subject from the male’s point of view. Good luck. William Sxxxxx
… the mood swings are more frequent as are the hot spells…
From: PeteBxxxxxx@aol.com Name: Pete Bxxxxx Comments: I am not sure if you are looking for input from the male side but here is my take. My wife and I have been together for 22 years. Some good some not so good but we’ve managed to weather the storm. SO FAR. To be 100% honest, there […]
Letter to Dr Cabot
“This is a letter I sent to Dr cabot 12months ago in shear frustration and desperate for help.” Dear Dr Cabot, My name is Linda Butler, I am 50yrs old and I live in a suburb south of Perth Western Australia. In July 2000 I had a Hysterectomy due to having Endometriosis my left ovary […]
Is this for real?
I don’t believe we’re doing this. Laying down the bones of our life and the journey so far. At the age of 43 I had a hysterectomy and my doctor assured me that I wouldn’t have to worry about menopause for another 5yrs, WRONG!!!!!!!!!! … for the next 6 months I thought I was having […]
Is this bravery or stupidity?
I’m not quite sure whether I’m brave or simply stupid but either way I feel like I’m putting myself at risk. If you know me and see me in the street it could be embarrassing but I’ve come to terms with that and am prepared to take that risk. Why? ‘Cause hopefully even if this […]