As you know, I cannot give out menopause medical advice (not a doctor!) but I can point you in the right direction. I have created this directory to help you find a health care provider who specialises in menopause and resources to keep you informed. You can also download a copy below!
North American Menopause Society – Find a Provider (valid for Canada too)
Gennev– Telehealth consultations with a menopause specialist: use the code AMANDATHEBE for 15% off
Dr Heather Hirsch – Harvard Menopause Specialist with a great YouTube channel.
FDA Approved Regulated HRT – includes regulated bioidentical hormones
FDA Stance on Compounded Hormones and Pellets
NAMS Stance on HRT – YouTube Video of current hormone treatment guidelines for midlife women
HRT Prescribing Guidelines for Canada
Canadian Pocket Guide to Menopause a practical guide for health care professionals in Canada
Menopause and Indigenous Women in Canada – The State of Current Research
International Menopause Society publications and resources
Australian Menopause Society – Australia Find a Provider
The British Menopause Society – UK Find a Provider
Menopause Support – website created by Diane Danzebrink founder of the #MakeMenopauseMatter campaign
Menopause Support Symptom Checker – fill this in before visiting your doctor.
Alternatives to HRT – if you can’t take HRT there are other pharm options for you.
Breast Cancer Risks – from the BMS understanding your breast cancer risks. A reassuring read.
Cancer Research UK – alcohol and cancer risks
British Prescribing Guidelines for GPS the 2015 NICE guidance for estrogens and progestogens used in HRT
Surgical Menopause – a patient led, fact based resource for surgical menopause
Menopocalypse – my book is chocka full of great resources and information.
Menopause Manifesto – written by world renowned OB/GYN Dr Jen Gunter
The Complete Guide To Menopause – Dr Annice Mukherjee one of the UKs top endocrinologists
The Complete Guide To POI & Early Menopause – Dr Hannah Short & Dr Mandy Leonhardt – a thorough dive into this often misdiagnosed condition.