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Menopause – still a taboo at work

14th May 2017

A recent survey undertaken at West Midlands Police found that 81% of women admitted that their menopausal symptoms were affecting their ability at work.  The menopause is still a taboo, with too many women not even realising that their symptoms are related to their changing hormones levels during their perimenopause or menopause.  This article discusses…

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Menopause and depression

12th May 2017

This week it is Mental Health Awareness week and it is therefore very timely that Carol Vorderman has been so open in the media about her depression which has been a result of her menopause.  Often women do not realise the important role hormones can have on our mental health.  So many women I see in…

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New booklet to help menopausal women at work

4th May 2017

Around 3.5 million women aged 50-65 years in the UK are currently in employment.  It is known that the majority of menopausal women experience symptoms and many of these have symptoms negatively affect their ability to work. Although there are new guidelines to help women with menopausal symptoms at work, not enough employers are being…

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Too few women talk about their sex lives

29th April 2017

Around 80% of women who I meet in my menopause clinic tell me that they have not had sex with their partners for more than two years. They tell me they still love their husbands though. Sometimes this is because they have symptoms of vaginal dryness and sexual intercourse is uncomfortable and painful. Other women have…

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Products which may help menopausal women

26th April 2017

There is a massive market for products to help perimenopausal and menopausal women.  Many women I talk to are desperate for anything to help improve the quality of their lives and some have spent small fortunes on products that have often not helped.  HRT is the most effective treatment at improving symptoms as it replaces the…

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