“We recognise maternity, we recognise mental health… why wouldn’t we recognise menopause?”

“We recognise maternity, we recognise mental health… why wouldn’t we recognise menopause?” Good question. So proud of Julie who contacted me last year for advice and support to set up a menopause support group for her colleagues. I was delighted to be invited to one of their meetings earlier this year to see just how Read more about “We recognise maternity, we recognise mental health… why wouldn’t we recognise menopause?”[…]

Confessions of a Menopausal Woman in the Latte Lounge

            Menopause Support founder Diane Danzebrink joined Loose Women’s Andrea McLean and a studio audience of 70 to live-blog a “Confessions of a Menopausal Woman” event on Facebook. The event, recorded in Mill Hill, London, was streamed to the Latte Lounge group’s 13,000 members via Facebook and at the time Read more about Confessions of a Menopausal Woman in the Latte Lounge[…]

Menopause – how to get the most out of your doctor’s appointment

So you have decided that it’s time to visit your doctor to discuss the seemingly unrelated mixed bag of symptoms you have been trying to cope with. You might have a sneaking suspicion that these could be related to the menopause but you may never have considered it and are just completely fed up with feeling tired and lifeless, anxious, tense and sleep deprived or hot one minute and chilly the next and sometimes tearful, irritable and unhappy for no particular reason.