If you are a woman approaching the menopause, it can be a frightening time. Watching your periods ebb away and beginning to experience unpleasant symptoms, you may not know where to turn. There are all sorts of conflicting advice and scary headlines around concerning Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) that can create a lot of confusion. So is HRT right for you? One of the UK’s eminent gynaecologists and director of the prestigious The Gynae Centre, Dr Alex Eskander, gives a helpful overview.