I am available to work with you, either on a personal basis or through a workshop, but I do regret that I can’t undertake to give a personal response to every question I’m asked, either via this website or on social media.
In April 2012 I hadn’t given menopause a second thought, I was only 45. Twelve months later I had become completely consumed by it.
Founder Diane Danzebrink has appeared on ITV’s Lorraine, Victoria Derbyshire on BBC2, ITN News at Ten , the BBC Radio 4 Today programme and many others relating to her experience of menopause
Approximately 13 million women in the U.K are either peri- or post menopausal. Symptoms can last up to 15 years. Over 60% of women experience symptoms resulting in behaviour changes. 1 in 4 women will experience severe debilitating symptoms. Read more of the facts here.
To significantly improve menopause education amongst GP’s – far too many women are suffering as GP’s receive very little, if any menopause education during their training leaving them ill equipped to recognise and manage a phase of life that will directly affect at least 50% of the population. To raise awareness within the workplace and for all employers to have menopause guidelines in place to be able to support women experiencing symptoms. Too many women feel unsupported at work and currently 1 in 10 leave the workplace due to menopause symptoms. To introduce menopause education in to the PSHE curriculum for all teenage boys and girls. Every woman and man deserves to understand this phase of life. Far too many individuals and relationships suffer as a result of a lack of understanding of menopause.
More than 60% of women experience menopausal symptoms
Approximately 38 per cent of women seek help from a GP
One quarter of those who visited a GP say the possibility of the symptoms being menopause related is missed
One third of women who visited a GP were not made aware of hormone replacement therapy (HRT)
World Menopause Day has already inspired a debate on Radio Five Live and Di Danzebrink was on hand to take part.
On World Menopause Day come and join Menopause Support on Twitter and lets get #MakeMenopauseMatter trending. Thanks, Diane!
Menopause Counsellor, campaigner and founder of Menopause Support Diane Danzebrink will launch her campaign to #MakeMenopauseMatter in Westminster this Thursday, World Menopause Day, backed by the shadow minister for women and equalities, Carolyn Harris. Here’s the official press release.
I will be in Westminster today and tomorrow for the launch of the Make Menopause Matter Campaign. The link to the petition is below and if everybody who follows the page signs we will have over 4,000 signatures on the first day. This is a great opportunity to change things and we need your help – Please sign and share!
n Thursday it is World Menopause Day. A campaign is being launched in Westminster tomorrow (Wednesday), ahead of a back bench debate on Thursday to make Menopause Matter in healthcare, employment and education.
I had a lovely day in Dorset recently talking all things menopause and mental health with members of Dorset Police and Dorset and Somerset Fire Service – it felt particularly pertinent to be discussing menopause and mental health on World Mental Health Day.
I’m delighted to have been invited to sit on the judges panel for this inaugural year of the Spotlight Awards.
The inaugural Spotlight Awards by Live Better With Menopause celebrate the achievements of truly remarkable people, products, and services in the menopause community, so this is your opportunity to get involved.
The advice is clear: getting the right nutrients during the menopause is so important.
That said, having dietary restrictions (whether you’re vegetarian, vegan, lactose-intolerant, or have allergies) can make it extra hard to keep up with the nutrients you need. Yes, you can take supplements, but they always say that food is the best source for your nutrients! So, let’s break down some common food restrictions and the best alternatives.
Yesterday I had the very great pleasure of interviewing the lovely Jane Lewis who has written an amazing book, Me and My Menopausal Vagina. I was privileged to work with Jane earlier in the year to support her and the writing of this book. Today it is available for pre orders before its release on Read more about Something we all need to read….[…]
I was delighted to be invited for an interview that forms part of a SoundCloud podcast by SEE HER THRIVE™ recently. The podcast is run by Clare, (pictured) who describes herself as a “Business Psychologist on a big mission” supporting women battling reproductive and gynaecological health issues at work. You can hear it by following this Read more about Interview with the SEE HER THRIVE™ podcast[…]