Drug-free menopause researcher speaks at St. Joe's
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Feb 19, 2014  |  Vote 0    0

Drug-free menopause researcher speaks at St. Joe's

Hamilton Mountain News

A free community information session on achieving drug-free menopause relief is being offered by St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton.

While hormone replacement therapy remains the most popular treatment for menopausal symptoms, studies suggests it may present risks with long-term use, says St. Joe's.

A recent research study by Dr. Sheryl Green, clinical psychologist at St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton, involved the development and implementation of a cognitive-behavioural intervention for symptoms of menopause. Research participants have shown a significant improvement in quality of life after participating in CBT treatment programs after successful results of treating mood swings, anxiety, depression and sexual concerns that can be associated with menopause.

Green will speak on Feb. 26 at 6:30 p.m. in the lower auditorium of St. Joe's West 5th campus (100 West 5th St.). The seminar is free, but registration is requested — call 905-522-1155 ext. 34963 or email tjohnsto@stjoes.ca.

Parking is free in lots P1 and P2 (outside the outpatients entrance) after 5:30 p.m.

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