Menopause – still a taboo at work

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 why this may be the case and looks at the main symptoms which can affect a woman in the workplace.