Our new consultation system — Engage Consult

McGlone Practice will be starting a new online consultation system, Engage Consult on Wednesday 12 June 2024. You will be able to contact us about most matters online including more urgent problems (with access to face-to-face assessment and treatment if needed) without having to wait on the phone.

Ask for help from your GP online. It’s simple, secure, and quick.

Menopause

Menopause

The menopause is when a woman stops having periods and is no longer able to get pregnant naturally. Periods usually start to become less frequent over a few months or years before they stop altogether. Sometimes they can stop suddenly. The menopause is a natural part of ageing that usually occurs between 45 and 55 years of age, as a woman's oestrogen levels decline. In the UK, the average age for a woman to reach the menopause is 51.