Over the course of her life, a woman goes through different reproductive stages and the last stage is deservedly considered the most difficult and longest. During this period the woman goes through the extinction of the reproductive function due to the fact that the secretion of female hormones is stopped. Menopause Treatment in Dubai, Abu Dhabi & Sharjah should be started early in the presence of moderate menopausal symptoms. In the treatment, menopausal hormone therapy is used, thanks to which the hormonal function of the ovaries is maintained. The most important thing is to see a doctor early for the timely prevention and treatment of symptoms of the disease.
What is Menopause?
It is a stage in a woman’s life when menstrual cycles gradually disappear, and the body is no longer capable of ovulation and pregnancy. It is characterized by a slow metabolism, as well as a decrease in the concentration of estrogens. In most cases, the initial symptoms of menopause occur around 50 years of age. It can be accompanied by hot flashes, night sweats, vaginal dryness, decreased sex drive, irritability, emotional stress, dry skin, and thinning hair.
Methods of treatment of menopausal syndrome depend on the symptomatic manifestations and disorders in the body. Methods for the treatment of this disease are divided into:
- Hormonal or non-hormonal drug therapy
- Non-drug therapy
Usually, an integrated approach is practiced, including both hormonal therapy and various methods of non-drug treatment of painful conditions in menopause. The most commonly used and effective treatment is Hormonal Replacement Therapy (HRT).
Some conditions make the treatment unsuitable for the candidate, these include:
- Mammary cancer
- Tumor of the liver
Other diseases can also be contraindicated, after the examination, the attending physician decides on the appointment of treatment for menopause.
A preventive examination by a gynecologist is recommended for all women over 45 years of age. At a face-to-face appointment, the doctor assesses the patient’s health status and prescribes the necessary instrumental and laboratory tests. Diagnostics include:
- Ultrasound of the pelvic organs
- You may also need to get the following Laboratory tests done:
- Blood test for hormones
- Histological scraping
- Examination of a smear for microflora
According to the results of research and laboratory tests, a gynecologist will select a comprehensive treatment with hormone therapy.
Hormone Replacement Therapy:
HRT is aimed at stabilizing the quality of life and maintaining adequate functioning of organ systems. The use of hormones helps to resist various age-related metabolic disorders that often occur with menopausal syndrome. The most serious of these are various failures of fat metabolism, as well as osteoporosis.
It effectively eliminates various vasomotor manifestations of menopause, normalizes the general condition of the body and well-being, improves sleep and mood, and counteracts atrophic phenomena in the urogenital tract.
The treatment is based on the individual characteristics of the patient’s body and considers the nature of the course of her menopausal syndrome.
The optimal treatment regimen is based on the selection of the dosage of drugs, the regimen of administration, and the methods of administration. Some women are only given oestrogen, and some get a combination of oestrogen and estrogen both.
The treatment has the following advantages:
- The modern drugs available are fully consistent with natural hormones, which make it possible for the female body to perceive them not as a foreign body.
- It helps ease almost all symptoms including the hot flushes and low moods.
- An increase in hormones can also lead to an improvement in sexual desire and dryness.
The cost of Menopause Treatment in Dubai, Abu Dhabi & Sharjah can range from AED 199 to AED 999. The cost can vary depending on several factors including the number of sessions needed, and treatment techniques used. The doctor will discuss the actual cost after the initial consultation.
The risks of getting the treatment include:
- The risk of stroke over the age of 60 is generally high and getting the treatment at that age slightly increases it.
- Getting impacted by other side effects depends on your lifestyle choices like smoking and drinking habits.
- In some rare cases, the risk of breast cancer can also increase after the treatment, you must consult your gynecologist before opting for the therapy to exclude the risks as much as possible.
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Dr. Rashad Haddad Gynecologist
Dr. Rashad G. Haddad is a French board-certified Obstetrician and Gynecologist having more than 25 years of experience. He is a member of the French College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and is senior International Faculty in the American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine.View Profile