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Newson Health Menopause Society chair Dr Louise Newson talks menopause at Iceland conference

Newson Health Menopause Society chair Dr Louise Newson talks menopause at Iceland conference

Dr Newson among speakers at Seminar of the Icelandic Medical Association

Newson Health Menopause Society Chair Dr Louise Newson will be sharing her expertise and insights about the perimenopause and menopause at a medical conference in Iceland.

Dr Newson will be giving two lectures at the Seminar of the Icelandic Medical Association in the capital city of Reykjavik.

The first, Menopause and HRT: unpicking the evidence, is aimed at healthcare professionals, while the second – entitled Perimenopause and menopause: what is all the fuss about? – will also be streamed online to the general public in Iceland.

Also attending the seminar is Newson Health Menopause and Wellbeing Centre clinical director Dr Rebecca Lewis, Dr Newson is also set to appear on Icelandic television to discuss the menopause.

Dr Newson said: ‘The perimenopause and menopause are life events that every woman will go through – with 47 million globally this year alone [1].

‘Menopause is a global issue, and that’s why I am so excited to be presenting to fellow clinicians in Iceland about the menopause.

‘Education for healthcare professionals on the recognition and management of menopause symptoms is crucial, as well as the impact of low hormones can have on future health.

‘I’m also really honoured to be asked to appear on Icelandic TV, which is another great opportunity to spread awareness and open the conversation up around the menopause.’

The balance website has also translated a range of free information posters into Icelandic.

The posters are designed to be downloaded, printed and shared in the workplace with colleagues, or even among friends and family, and cover topics such as unexpected aches and pains, low mood, anxiety and depression, bone, heart and brain health, and genitourinary symptoms.

Download the Icelandic translations here


  1. Hill, K. (1996), ‘The demography of menopause’, Maturitas, 23(2), pp.113–127,
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