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The Menopause and Me – BBC

16th April 2017

On Thursday, Kirsty Wark is presenting a programme about the menopause.  It provides information about the menopause and really helps to break the menopause taboo. On the programme women talk about loss of libido, weight gain, hair loss, joint pain and even vaginal dryness.  Make sure you watch it!

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Vaginal dryness – another taboo

5th April 2017

The majority of women suffer with vaginal dryness at some time of their lives and most of these women are not receiving treatment.  This can lead to symptoms of pain, discomfort and irritation in the vaginal area.  Many women have pain during sexual intercourse and other women find it can be hard to sit down, exercise…

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Menopause at work – Let’s talk about it

28th March 2017

I have just written an article in Menopause Matters about the potential impact of menopause at work and what can be done about it.  More companies need to think about this and be pro-active.  Women who are supported and managed properly during their perimenopause and menopause are more likely to stay at work and have…

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Myths about HRT

4th March 2017

Too many women are needlessly scared about HRT and do not want to take it even though they do not know enough about it.  This really informative factsheet should help you learn more accurate facts.

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Menopause in younger women

25th February 2017

Around one in a hundred women under 40 years of age have an early menopause. Going through the menopause when you are young can be very difficult emotionally. Without treatment it can also increase your risk of conditions in the future such as heart disease and osteoporosis. It is really important that you seek help…

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