Women's Mid-Life Health Centre/ Frequently Asked Questions

By: Womens Mid-life Health Ctr  09-12-2011
Keywords: Doctor, Nurse, menopause

SERVICES

Referral Clinic

Women who are having a difficult transition during menopause can ask to be referred by their family doctor, nurse practitioner or doctor of naturopathic medicine to be seen in our clinic. Each woman, together with our doctor and nurse will design an individualized plan to manage her symptoms and enhance her health and well-being. Our doctors and nurse are all NAMS Certified Menopause Practitioners (North American Menopause Society).

Getting More Information

Free Public Forums

Twice yearly, in the spring and fall, we present free public forums on topics relevant to women’s mid-life health. National and local experts are invited to bring the latest information to share with you and other forum participants. Some previous public forum topics have been:

· Managing Menopause

· Women and Heart Disease

· Women and Osteoporosis

· Sleep

· Pelvic Pain

· Am I Losing my Mind - Mood Changes and Depression in Mid-Life Women

· Mind Your Metabolism - Metabolic Syndrome and Weight Management

 

Library and Resource Centre

Our library lends books, pamphlets and video resources on topics such as:

Exercise/physical activity
Menopause
Nutrition
Sexuality
Mental well-being
Healthy relationships
Women’s health
To make an appointment to visit the Library and Resource Centre call 306-978-3888.

The Centre is located at Suite 227-230 Avenue R South, Saskatoon SK. S7M 2Z1.

Workshops/Presentations

Some fees or travel costs may apply.

The Women’s Mid-Life Health Centre offers wrist/tibia ultrasound bone strength assessments. With this screening test you will learn about your personal risk for osteoporosis, receive information about osteoporosis prevention and ways to keep your bones healthy. You will receive a report with your screening results which you can take to discuss with your family doctor. This is not a Bone Mineral Density X-ray test. The ultrasound results can be used together with other clinical risk factor assessments as an aid to diagnose osteoporosis or identify your risk.

We do not charge for this test but ask for a donation of $50.00 for which you will receive a tax donation receipt for the whole amount. Donations will be used to expand the programming at the Women’s Mid-Life Health Centre. No one will be turned away because of inability to make a donation.

The information in this article was current at 06 Dec 2011

Keywords: Doctor, Free Public Forums, menopause, Nurse,

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