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Night sweats, hot flushes, insomnia, discomfort and mood swings: the misery of the menopause is something most women either dread, try to forget, or battle through with gritted teeth. According to specialists, 80 per cent of women will have symptoms, yet only 8 per cent will receive treatment. In the past, women have had to beg their (often male) GPs for hormone-based therapies such as HRT to alleviate their symptoms. But soon they may be able to cut out the middleman.