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And Just Like That: Wait, Why Did Nobody Tell Us About 'Flash Periods'? - Click here to view this entry

And Just Like That: Wait, Why Did Nobody Tell Us About 'Flash Periods'?


Tue Feb 1 2022
In praise of And Just Like That's menopause narrative and everything you need to know about the perimenopause. In And Just Like That's latest episode Charlotte joins Miranda and Carrie for lunch and reveals that she thinks she has entered the menopause. 'I haven't got my period in four months so I think I'm finally in menopause,' she says. 'Welcome to the club, ....
Here’s Why You Keep Googling ‘Why Am I Always Tired’ - Click here to view this entry

Here’s Why You Keep Googling ‘Why Am I Always Tired’


Tue Feb 1 2022
Searches are up by 500% this month so we must all be pretty knackered. There’s no denying it, the last two years have been absolutely exhausting. As we’ve bounced from lockdown to lockdown with uncertainty around social mixing, travel restrictions and mask-wearing, many of us have been left feeling weepy with weariness. As we approach the two-year anniversary of coronavirus reaching ....
Evening Standard : Davina McCall on not ‘giving a damn’ what people think of her at 54 - Click here to view this entry

Evening Standard : Davina McCall on not ‘giving a damn’ what people think of her at 54


Sat Jan 8 2022
Really interesting interview with Davina.
How she no longer cares what people think of her and the importance of retaining women in work. Davina McCall has reflected on “not giving a damn” now she is in her 50s, suggesting she feels like she has “shed the shackles of inhibition” later in life. The presenter, 54, who famously hosted Big Brother between 2000 and 2010....
Express : How to manage menopause symptoms over Christmas - menopause specialist shares top tips - Click here to view this entry

Express : How to manage menopause symptoms over Christmas - menopause specialist shares top tips


Mon Dec 20 2021
Useful information from Menopause Specialist regarding how to manage your menopause symptoms over the festive season: THE MENOPAUSE will affect almost every woman in their lifetime, with billions of women currently struggling to cope with symptoms - but how can you take charge of your symptoms over the festive period? The menopause is a natural part of the female life cycle when the body’s....
TIMES - Menopause forces one million women to retire early - Click here to view this entry

TIMES - Menopause forces one million women to retire early


Tue Dec 7 2021
“Six out of ten women tell us that the menopause has a significant impact on them from a work perspective and yet it’s just never talked about.” Almost one million women have retired early because of the menopause, putting the country at risk of a pensions crisis, a government adviser has warned. Andy Briggs, the government’s business champion for older workers, said that....
'Menopause contributed to my wife's suicide but doctors just said it was anxiety' - Click here to view this entry

'Menopause contributed to my wife's suicide but doctors just said it was anxiety'


Wed Nov 17 2021
I often see women in the perimenopausal years whose primary symptoms are psychological and not the typical hot flushes that they may expect. This is a tragic story. The treatment for mood changes in the menopause is often HRT and not antidepressants but antidepressants are often given. I spent many years as mental health lead at my NHS practice and I am always happy to see patients to discuss tre....
Laser Treatment Meant to Help Menopausal Women Is No Better Than Sham, Trial Finds - Click here to view this entry

Laser Treatment Meant to Help Menopausal Women Is No Better Than Sham, Trial Finds


Fri Nov 12 2021
Laser treatments that claim to rejuvenate vaginal tissue and alleviate women's symptoms of menopause are useless and no better than sham treatment, a clinical trial involving nearly 80 Australian women has found. "The treatment of laser for postmenopausal vaginal symptoms just wasn't effective," says gynecologist Jason Abbott of the University of New South Wales; he is the senior author....
Government takes action to support women experiencing the menopause - Click here to view this entry

Government takes action to support women experiencing the menopause


Wed Nov 3 2021
Great news that will save women on HRT up to £205 per year thanks to Carolyn Harris MP Private Members Bill. The government also announced that menopause will form a central part of the first ever government-led Women’s Health Strategy, and will consider how to improve access to HRT including through education and training for clinicians on symptoms of the menopause and to ensure HRT i....
The Change is Here (#WorldMenopauseDay Premiere) - Click here to view this entry

The Change is Here (#WorldMenopauseDay Premiere)


Wed Oct 20 2021
Celebrating World Menopause Day 2021 the British Menopause Society have launched a video to provide a greater understanding of the impact of menopausal symptoms on women in the workplace. They have also developed new guidance for workplaces which is well worth a look. Change is here! Click here to view the video on YouTube or watch it below:
Huffpost - Menopause At Work What It's Like - Click here to view this entry

Huffpost - Menopause At Work What It's Like


Thu Sep 30 2021
We are living in difficult times, juggling many different demands at this time of life with children, aging parents, friends, relationships and work. Sometimes it feels as if the brain fog and anxiety is a natural consequence of this juggle. It is so important to support women in the middle age and normalise the experience of menopause so that you don't feel that the only option is to leave c....

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