Lancet authors defend warnings over ‘menopause medicalisation’

Professor Martha Hickey and co-authors have sparked debate with their views menopause is increasingly seen as a disease.
Professor Martha Hickey.

Any claim that menopause was being over-medicalised and overtreated with MHT was always going to provoke discussion.

Last week, Professor Martha Hickey was in the headlines following the publication of the first Lancet Clinical Series on menopause.