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Women - coping with sex hormone symptoms

Information and advice on symptoms women can have as a result of changes in sex hormone levels.

Hot flushes and sweats in women

Lower sex hormones because of cancer or cancer treatment can cause hot flushes and sweats. Find out about the symptoms and ways to control them.

Sex and sex hormone symptoms

Information on hormone symptoms, such as low libido and vaginal dryness, and the affect on your sex life.  And about talking to your partner and getting help.

Thinking, memory and sex hormones

Hormone changes can affect memory, thought processes and concentration. Read about the effects of hormone changes and tips on how to cope.

Sex hormones and bone loss in women

Low levels of sex hormones can cause changes to the bones. Find out why and what can help.

Mood changes and sex hormones

Read about how lower sex hormone levels might cause mood changes - and tips to cope.

Urinary problems in women

Information about sex hormone symptoms and urine problems in women – what to look out for and how to cope.

Weight changes

Lower sex hormone levels sometimes cause changes in your weight. Changing your diet and being more active can help.

Sleep problems and sex hormone symptoms

Treatments and therapies are available to help with sleeplessness - there are also ways you can help yourself to cope.

Sex hormones and heart problems

Find out about how low levels of sex hormones can affect your risk of heart disease.

Last reviewed: 
27 Feb 2014

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