Dr Ponsford has worked as a GP since 2007 and is extensively trained in all aspects of women’s health. She is a British Menopause Society recognised specialist and is also trained by the Marion Gluck Academy in bio identical hormone replacement therapy. She works as a GP in Sussex and as a Menopause Specialist at The Women’s Hormone Clinic and King’s College Hospital, London.

She believes that all women should have access to the care that they need to support them through all the hormone changes they will experience in their life, so that they can live the life they want.

Topics for the talk

  • Hormone changes during the perimenopause and menopause
  • Symptoms caused by hormonal changes
  • Longer term health risks of falling hormone levels
  • Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) options including benefits and risks
  • Lifestyle changes including diet and exercise that can assist with menopausal symptoms
  • Resources for further information
  • Q and A session