EMAS Menopause Essentials


Women’s health is increasingly recognized as a global health priority. Managing perimenopausal and postmenopausal health is a key issue worldwide. Therefore EMAS is making available to all short fact sheets to help women, healthcare and non healthcare professionals understand menopausal health.

+ Breast and cervical cancer screening

+ Breast cancer at the menopause

+ Calcium and postmenopausal osteoporosis

+ Contraception and the menopause

+ Dementia

+ Diagnostic tests for menopause

+ Gynecological cancer at the menopause

+ Heart disease and stroke in women

+ Lichen sclerosis and menopause

+ Maintaining a healthy diet and weight

+ Menopausal hormone therapy and breast cancer risk

+ Menopausal hormone therapy and venous thromboembolism

+ Menopausal hormone therapy, heart disease and stroke

+ Menopausal hormone therapy

+ Menopause and diabetes

+ Menopause and epilepsy

+ Menopause and migraine

+ Menopause definitions and terms

+ Menopause in the workplace

+ Menopause management for women with fibroids and endometriosis

+ Menopause research observational studies

Menopause research randomized clinical trials

+ Menopause symptoms

+ Non-estrogen treatments for menopausal symptoms

+ Non-estrogen treatments for osteoporosis

+ Osteoporosis

+ Patient assessment

+ Perimenopausal and postmenopausal bleeding

+ Premature and early menopause

+ Prolapse

+ Screening for osteoporosis

+ Starting and stopping hormone therapy

+ Testosterone and the menopause

+ The essential menopause curriculum for healthcare professionals

+ Vulvovaginal atrophy