Resources

General Resources

‘What is Menopause?’ – SOGC handout

Managing Menopause – SOGC Clinical Practice Guideline, 2014

Menopause and Me – North American Menopause Society

International Menopause Society

Canadian Menopause Society – SIGMA

Bladder Health

The Canadian Continence Foundation

Cancer

Assess your risk: National Cancer Institute breast cancer risk assessment tool

Canadian Cancer Society

Canadian Partnership Against Cancer

Ontario Cancer Screening Program – 2016 Report

Ovarian Cancer Canada

Lifestyle

Canada’s Food Guide

Canada’s Physical Activity Guide to Healthy Active Living- Public Health Agency of Canada

Heart Disease – Public Health Agency of Canada information on Women and Heart Disease

Heart and Stroke Foundation Canada

Aim for a Healthy Weight: US National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

Mental Health

Canadian Mental Health Association

Canadian Network for Mood and Anxiety Treatment

Mood Disorders Society of Canada

National Network for Mental Health

Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis Canada

Osteoporosis in menopause, SOGC Clinical practice guideline, 2014

Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Osteoporosis in Canada, 2010 – Osteoporosis Canada

Osteoporosis Products Available in Canada for the Treatment and Prevention of Postmenopausal Osteoporosis – 2nd Edition

Sexuality

SexandU- Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada

Human papillomavirus (HPV)/HPVinfo – Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada

Sexual health and menopause – North American Menopause Society

Therapies

Bioidentical Hormones Committee Opinion- The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Canada

Hormone Therapy and Menopause FAQs – North American Menopause Society

Complementary and alternative healing practices in the context of rigorous science – National Centre for Complementary and Alternative Medicine

European Scientific Cooperative on Phytotherapy (ESCOP)

Herbs, botanicals and other products – Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Centre

Menopause Map – Hormone Health Network: The map is a resource for you and your primary care provider or ob/gyn to use in discussing whether menopausal hormone therapy is a good choice for you.

The Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors

Therapeutic Products Directorate, Health Canada: Issues advisories on health products.

What Is Custom-Compounded Therapy?–North American Menopause Society

What Is Hormone Testing?–North American Menopause Society

Bioidentical Hormones – Hormone Health Network

Hormone Therapy Products Available in Canada for the Treatment of Menopausal Symptoms – 3rd Edition

Other Helpful Links

Find a Menopause Practitioner – The North American Menopause Society

Endometriosis – Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada

Menopause information – The Mayo Clinic

North American Menopause Society

Public Health Agency of Canada

NAMS Guidance on Vulvovaginal Atrophy

Women’s Health Matters