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BBC Woman’s Hour and Menopause

What a week for BBC Radio 4 Woman’s Hour who had conversations about the menopause for an entire week in conjunction with BBC Radio Sheffield, including the potential impact on work and relationships.

Published: 14th January 2018

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BBC Woman’s Hour and Menopause

Women with menopausal symptoms at work need more than fans on their desks!

Try mentioning the word “menopause” at work and it is likely to stun people into silence or cause an embarrassing giggle at a hormonal woman’s expense.

Published: 8th January 2018

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Women with menopausal symptoms at work need more than fans on their desks!

Happy New Year!

Although I love my job as a menopause doctor, I am constantly saddened and frustrated by the numerous stories I hear from women who have been given inaccurate and inappropriate advice about their menopause and HRT.

Published: 3rd January 2018

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Happy New Year!

How to survive Christmas if you are menopausal

If I were to wish anything for you this Christmas it would be stamina. It doesn’t matter how organised and prepared we are, it takes serious energy to host family and friends over the holidays.

Published: 15th December 2017

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How to survive Christmas if you are menopausal

HRT? It is as easy as ABC

There has been so much negative publicity about HRT over the past 15 years that many women and also healthcare professionals are really confused about its safety and efficacy.

Published: 19th November 2017

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HRT? It is as easy as ABC

Menopause and work with Lorraine Kelly

It has been so exciting to talk about the impact of menopause at work with Lorraine Kelly on ITV – I am really grateful that they gave me the opportunity to discuss this important issue.

Published: 19th October 2017

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Menopause and work with Lorraine Kelly

World Menopause Day – Dispelling some HRT myths

Anxiety, low mood, irritability, loss of self-esteem, loss of confidence, memory problems, poor concentration, tiredness, headaches, palpitations, joint pains, muscle aches, brain fog, urinary symptoms, loss of libido and vaginal dryness are all unspoken symptoms of the perimenopause and menopause.

Published: 17th October 2017

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World Menopause Day – Dispelling some HRT myths

GPs Need to Prescribe HRT, Not Antidepressants

Ask people what they know about the menopause and they will often talk about hot flushes, night sweats and mood swings. Menopausal women are often made fun of and they are the butt of many jokes.

Published: 5th October 2017

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GPs Need to Prescribe HRT, Not Antidepressants

Kate Reddy is Back!

Some of you may remember Allison Pearson’s previous novel – I Don’t Know How She Does It. The sequel to this book has been published today and all women should read it!

Published: 21st September 2017

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Kate Reddy is Back!

Podcast with Liz Earle

The recording of Liz Earle talking to me about the menopause is now available to download and listen to. During this podcast we talk about the importance of having a healthy lifestyle, recognising the symptoms of the menopause and also I dispel many of the common myths regarding HRT.

Published: 18th September 2017

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Podcast with Liz Earle