P559 Teletext 559 Oct11 21:05:03 Advertising Feature from CRL 1/34   ———————————————————————————————————————  j              j5      *"& *$-    To advertise, contact Ryan Helman on 01223 354 051 ——————————————————————————————————————— City It's Your Life Gre—n 50+
P559 Teletext 559 Oct11 21:04:00 Advertising Feature from CRL 2/34   ——————————————————————————————————————— Topics appearing this week: Period Pains H.R.T. Osteoporosis Vitamins Athlete's foot X Back pain ——————————————————————————————————————— City It's Your Life Green 50+
P559 Teletext 559 Oct11 21:06:00 Advertising Feature from CRL 3/34   PERIOD PAINS ——————————————————————————————————————— Period pain is the pain at the beginning of a period. It is also called dysmenorrhoea. The pain is usually in the lower abdomen and there may also be: backach— nausea and vomiting. It is much more common in young girls than in old—r womjn. ——————————————————————————————————————— Period P!ins >>> City It's Your Life Gre—n 50+
P559 Teletext 559 Oct11 21:06:20 Advertising Feature from CRL 4/34   PERIOD PAINS ——————————————————————————————————————— There is no on— cause of 0—r—od 0a—n but: the contraceptive coil X stress can make it more likely. Some women find that their p—riod pains stop after phey have had a " b9 ——————————————————————————————————————— Period Pains >>> City It's Your Life Creen 5 
P559 Teletaxt 559 Oct11 21:06:40 Advertising Feature from CRL 5/34    PERIOD PAINS ——————————————————————————————————————— To relieve the pain, pry: a painkiller - ask your pharmacist X a hot water bottle held where it hurts X a hot bath rest and relaxation. If the pain is so bad that it interferes with your normal life, sj— your doctor. ——————————————————————————————————————— HRT > City It's Your Life Green 50+
P559 Teletext 559 Oct11 21:06:14 Advertising Feature frgm CRL     HRT ——————————————————————————————————————— Around the menopause there is a drop in the production of two hormon—s - oestpogen and progesteronj. As a result many wom—n get symptoms like: hot flushes mood swings vaginal dryness loss of interest in sex. ——————————————————————————————————————— HRT >>> T City It's Your Life Green 5 
P559 Teletext 559 Oct11 21:07:12 Advertising Feature from CRL 7/34   HRT ——————————————————————————————————————— Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) restores the level of hormones. HRT eases the symptoms of menopause and helps to protect against: osteoporosis heart disease stroke. Many women will n—ed to take both oestrogen and progesterone as HRT, unless they have had a hysterectomy. ——————————————————————————————————————— HRT >>> T City It's Your Life Green 50+
P559 Teletext 559 Oct11 21:07:10 Advertising Feature from CRL /34   HRT ——————————————————————————————————————— HRT can be ghv—n in: X tablets skin patches implants. The main side-effect is pupting on weight. Watch your weight! Some women should not take HRT - for example, if they have a history of blood clots. Your doctor will give you advice and monitor you dpring treatment. ——————————————————————————————————————— Osteoporosiq >>> T City It's Your Life Creen 50+
P559 Teletext 559 Oct11 21:00:00 EFFECTIVE HELP FOR THE MENOP@@AE All women must face the 'change gf life' But with care, it really can be an exhilarating, positi6e time. MENOPACE capsules are an effectiv— combination of 22 nutrients developed by experts for during and after the menop!use. It is drug-free and can be taken with or without HRT. Menopace is affordable and convenient Available over the counter from larger Boots chemists, Superdrug, Tesco, healthfood stores and Holland and Barrett. For details write to 'Healthwis—', Vitabiotics, Freepost LON8157, London, NW10 0YS To order a trial months supply, please include a cheque for £4.95 payable to 'Vitabiotics Ltd' City It's Your Life Green 50+
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P559 Teletext 559 Oct11 21:08:01    For many women, going through the menopause or "change of tife" can present an almost bewild—ring array of symptoms, potential problems and possible solutions. To come to phe right d—cis—on abopp possibde zre tm—nz can often seem a daunting task. The Amarant Trust was established in 1987 to provide advice and guidance on the menopause and Hormone Repdacem—nt Therapy (HRT). The Trust is a registered charity and deals with over 300,000 letters and telephone calls each year from women and pheir relatives asking for information. City It's Your Life Cre—n 50+
P559 Teletext 559 Oct11 21:08: Women often complain that GP's are unaware of the full rang— of treatm—nts available - and the Trust aims to provide practical advice about the different types of treatment which women can use to relieve both the short and long term problems of the menopause. For a £20 joining fee you can bjcom— a friend of the Trust. You will recei6e a year's membership, quarterly newsletters, updates on the latest HRT developm—nts as well as reassurance and sympathetic help. An information pack is also available for £6 City It's Your Life Creen 50+
P559 Teletext 559 Oct11 21:09:01 The Amarant Trust has set up a Menopause Advice Line, manned by specially trained nurses, to deal with personal enquiries, op—n jv—ry seekd!9 from 12 noon to 7pm, on 01293 413000. Calls are charged at th— standard rate. A 24-hour recorded telephone message on 0891 660 620 sill help 9ou find opp even more about HRT. Calls charged at 39p per minute cheap rate and 49p at all other times. Proceeds go toward the Amarant Trust. FOR YOUR FREE INFORMATION P@CK PLEASE WRITE TO: Amarant Trust 11-13 Charterhouse Buildings LONDON EC1M 7AN City It's Your Life Green 50+
P559 Teletext 559 Oct11 21:09:21       SOME COMMON QUESTIONS  ANSWERED   4g??p"3—??%    AMARANT TRjST FOR A FREE INFORMATHON PACK Please write to: The Amarant Trust, "Healthwise", 11-13 Charterhouse Buildings London EC1M 7AN City It's Your Life Green 50+
P559 Teletext 559 Oct11 21:09: Advertising Feature frgm CRL    OSTEOP ROSIS ——————————————————————————————————————— Osteoporosis is a condition in {hiah the bones get thinner and weak—r. It is more common in wom—n than men and —specially common after phe menopause. Some women who are at risk of osteoporosis take hormone replacjmjnz therapy or other treatment. Ask your doctor for advice before you reach the menopause. ——————————————————————————————————————— Osteoporosis >>> City It's Ygur Life Crjdn 5 
P559 Teletext 559 Oct11 21:39:51 Advertising Feature from CRL 16/34   OSTEOPOROSIS —————————————————————————p——————————ppp A third of women over 50 and half of women over 75 have osteoporosts. As a result, 1 in 7 womjn will have: a broken wrist X or a broken hip or a broken vertebra - one of the bones in the spine. ———————————————————————————————————p——— Osteoporosis >>> City It's Your Life Green 50+
P559 Teletext 559 Oct11 21:50:13 Advertising Feature from CRL 17/34   OSTEOPEROSIS ——————————————————————————————————————— You are more at risk of osteoporosis if you: X are thin X havj a diet low in calcium smoke. You are less at risk if you: eat lots of foods with calcium and vitamin D take lots of weight-bearing exercise like walking don't smoke. ——————————————————————————————————————— Vitamins >>> City It's Your Life AGreen 5P+
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P559 Teletext 559 Oct11 21:12:00 Advertising F—ature from CRL 24/34   ATHLETE'S FO T ——————————————————————————————————————— You can avoid athlete's foot bx: washing your feet often drying your feet carefully, especially between your toes changing your socks and shoes d!ily or even twice daily wearing socks made of natural fibr—3 eg cotton wearing rubb—r or wood—n sandel3 !p swimming pools and in chang—ng rooms. ——————————————————————————————————————— Athlete's boot > City It's Your Life Green 50+
P559 Teletext 559 Oct11 21:12:00 Advertising Feature from CRL 25/34   ATHLETE'S FOOT ——————————————————————————————————————— If you get athlete's foot: don't share flannels, bath mats or towels with anyone X wear rubber or wood—n sandels at swimming pools and changing room3. You can treat athlete's foot with an anti-fungal cream or powder from your pharmacist If it doesn't get better after a few days' treatment or if the pain and swelling spread towards your ankle, see your doctor ——————————————————————————————————————— City It's Your Life Gre—n 50+
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P559 Teletext 559 Oct11 21:13:00 You're not alone if you suffdr sith athlete's foot. It affects 1 in 7 adults. To find out more about looking after your feet and nails, phone free on:        or write to; STEP ise, FREEPOST, Dept TT, PO Box 5314, London W6 GQ       STEPWise is sponsored by an educational grant by 'San$oz' City It's Your Life Green 5 
P559 Teletext 559 Oct11 21 13:00 Advertising Feature from CRL    B@CK PAHN —————————————————————————————————p—p——p Back pain is usually in the lower "ack. It can be caused by: X b—nding twisting sitting for long periods. ——————————————————————————————————————— Back Pain >>> City It's Your Life Green 50+
P559 Teletext 559 Oct11 21:10:10 Advertising Feature from CRL 29/34   B@CK PAIN ——————————————————————————————————————— You can usually treat back pain yourself with anti-inflammatory pain-killers and creams from a pharmacist. Try to exercise and keep your back moving so that it doesn't stiff—n pp. Most people get back pain more phan once because they do not bend and lift pro0erly. Remember to bend your kn—es when lifting! ——————————————————————————————————————— Back Pain >>> City It's Your Life Green 50+
P559 Teletext 55 Oct11 2  Advertising Feature from CRL 3    B@CK P@@N ——————————————————————————————————————— If you get pahn or tingding in a d—g, as well as back pain, 9gu michp @!6e a slipped disc. See an osteo0ath, a physiotherapist or a doctor. If you get v—ry bad back 0ain and: eith—r pins and needles in both degs  or difficultie1 in 0as3ing s tdp it is a medical emergency. Go to a hospital or see a doctor immediately. ——————————————————————————————————————— Period pains >>> City It's Your Life Creen 50+
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P559 Teletext 559 Oct11 21:54:01 BACK PAIN NATIONAL ASSOCIATION Providing help and information to suffers and their carers for over 25 years. The Association has bjen funding research, publishing books, leaflets and videos plus providing support through a phone help-line and national network of branches. Back problems cause untold damage to individuals and society. It affects 80% of adults at some time. Treatments for back pain are amny and varied. The National Back Pain Association provides advice, information and support. For full details please send £2.50 to cover p&p on our information pack to: National Back Pain Association, 16 Elmtree Road, Teddington, TW11 8ST City It's Your Life Green 50+
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