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New videos about menopause and treatments

I have recently uploaded several videos onto the website.  They are short videos in which I talk about different aspects of the menopause, including symptoms, health risks, impact of menopause on work and treatment options.

Published: 9th June 2017

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New videos about menopause and treatments

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.

Published: 14th May 2017

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Menopause – Still a Taboo at Work

Menopause and Depression

It was recently 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.

Published: 12th May 2017

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Menopause and Depression

New booklet to help menopausal women at work

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 affecting their ability to work.

Published: 4th May 2017

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New booklet to help menopausal women at work

Too few women talk about their sex lives

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.

Published: 29th April 2017

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Too few women talk about their sex lives

Products which may help menopausal women

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.

Published: 26th April 2017

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Products which may help menopausal women

Vaginal dryness – another taboo

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.

Published: 5th April 2017

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Vaginal dryness – another taboo

Menopause in Younger Women

Around one in a hundred women under 40 years of age have an premature menopause. Going through the menopause when you are young can be very difficult emotionally.

Published: 25th February 2017

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Menopause in Younger Women

Menopause can really affect work

As retirement age is increasing, many more women are now working with menopausal symptoms and these can really negatively affect their ability to work. 

Published: 14th February 2017

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Menopause can really affect work

Comments after taking HRT

So many women I see in my clinic are really worried about HRT. They are understandably concerned about risks that they have read about but they do not have adequate information to make an informed choice regarding HRT. 

Published: 12th February 2017

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Comments after taking HRT