Menopause is a natural transition in the reproductive life of any woman. Some women struggle with the changes associated with menopause. Please see the information below to learn more.
Menopause and U
An excellent website from the SOGC regarding the normal changes of menopause.
The North American Menopause Society (NAMS)
The Canadian Menopause Society (CMS)
"The Menopause Manifesto" book by Dr. Jen Gunter, Ob/Gyn
Gynecology Quality Improvement Collaboration
A variety of handouts on menopause from a team of gynecologists in Toronto
NAMS position regarding Bioidentical Hormone Therapy
Supported by the SOGC, CMS and ACOG (American college)
Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause
Many women struggle with symptoms of vaginal dryness and irritation following menopause which can affect their sexual relationships and quality of life. There are many treatment options available, including vaginal lubricants, moisturizers and vaginal estrogen. Vaginal CO2 laser therapy is a new option available in Collingwood through Collingwood Vitality Laser Clinic with Drs. O'Toole and Tomas.