Our expert says:
You can continue to use the Pill in your 40s as long as you do not smoke and have no risk factors for heart disease. This will help with symptoms of the menopause. The reason for changing to HRT later, is that the doses of the hormones are much smaller and thus should have fewer side effects.
The mini pill is not a good option as it is progetserone only.
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